Lahore Weather Update: Rain, thunderstorm to lash parts of Punjab

11:44 AM | 29 Nov, 2023
lahore rain
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Met Office has forecast rain and thunderstorm in northeast Punjab including provincial capital Lahore from tonight.

In its fresh advisory, Pakistan Meteorological Department said a westerly wave is prevailing over the upper parts of the country.

Under the latest conditions, partly cloudy weather is expected in upper parts of the province with chances of rain-wind/thunderstorm (with hailstorm at isolated places) in Murree, Galliyat, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Wazirabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore, Hafizabad, Sargodha, Mianwali, Faisalabad, Jhang, Khushab, Toba Tek Singh, Okara and Kasur during night.

Lahore Temperature Today

At noon, it was hazy sunshine at noon and the temperature was recorded at 23°C. Winds blew at 2km/h. Max UV Index was recorded at 3 which is moderate, with visibility around 3km.

Lahore Air Quality

Despite the measures taken by the administration, the city's air quality was recorded at over 200 which is dangerous.

Experts suggest exposure to the air, even for a few minutes, can lead to serious health effects on everybody. 

Weather in other parts of Pakistan

A westerly wave is present over upper parts of the country.

Partly cloudy weather is expected in most upper parts of the country. However, rain-wind/thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills) is expected in Potohar region, northeast Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during night. Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places during the period.

Smog/fog is likely in central/southern parts of Punjab and upper Sindh during morning hours, PMD said.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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