LAHORE – The pre-monsoon rain spell to begin from today (Sunday) in most areas of the country, while the spell will continue till Friday.

According to Pakistan Metrological Department, mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain along with dust-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, DG Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Sahiwal, Hazara, DI Khan divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir. Light rain-thunderstorm/drizzle expected at few places along Sindh coast.

The temperature in some of major cities recorded on Sunday were Islamabad and Lahore 40 °C, Karachi 45°C, Peshawar 38°C, Quetta 42°C, Gilgit 31°C, Murree 32°C, Muzaffarabad 34°C, Dadu 49°C, Nokkundi, Sibbi 48°C, Dalbandin 47°C, Jacobabad, Shaheed Benazirabad 45°C. Online