ISLAMABAD – Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most plain areas of the country during the next twelve hours, Met office said on Thursday.

However, light rain-thunderstorm is expected at a few places in Malakand, Hazara, divisions, Upper FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

Temperature of some major cities recorded on Thursday morning was:-Islamabad and Gilgit 15 degree centigrade, Lahore 22, Karachi 28, Peshawar 18, Quetta 12, Muzaffarabad 13, Murree 11 degree centigrade.