ISLAMABAD – The widespread monsoon showers continued across the country from Wednesday, with Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicting more downpours in the next 24 to 48 hours.
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Moderate monsoon currents are penetrating in the country and likely to weaken during the next 24 hours. A shallow westerly wave is also still affecting upper parts of the country and likely to move eastwards during the next 24 hours.
Next 12 hrs:
More rain-thundershowers with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in Kashmir, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Karachi divisions, while at isolated places in Malakand, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, D.I.Khan, D.G.Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Zhob, Kalat divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.
There is a risk of landslides in hilly areas of upper KP (Malakand, Hazara divisions), Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
Next 24 hours:
Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, more rain-thundershowers with gusty winds are expected at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Hazara divisions, lower Sindh (Hyderabad, Karachi, MirpurKhas, Sh. Benazirabad divisions), Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Next 48 hours:
Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain-thundershowers with gusty winds are expected at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Hazara, Mirpurkhas divisions and Kashmir.
Rain/dust-thundershowers with gusty winds occurred at a number of places in upper Punjab, Islamabad, KP, Karachi, Mirpurkhas divisions and Kashmir, while at scattered places in Multan, Zhob, Quetta divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Punjab: Lahore (City 54, Punjab University 24, AP 09), Islamabad (Saidpur 54, Bokra 32, Z.P 26), Rawalpindi (Chaklala 39, Shamsabad 06), Chakwal 35, Kasur 28, Sialkot (City 24, A/P 20), Gujrat 14, Gujranwala 09, Murree 05, Sargodha (PAF 04, Cantt 03), Mangla 04, Faisalabad 03, Toba Tek Singh, Shorkot 02, Joharabad, Noorpur Thal, Jhang 01
KP: Dir 39, Lower Dir 33, Kohat 21, Pattan 14, Cherat, Risalpur 09, Bannu 08, Kalam 07, Parachinar, Malamjabba 06, Peshawar (Cantt 04, PAF 03), Saidu Sharif 03
Kashmir: Kotli 39, Balakot 02, Rawalakot 12, Garhi Dupatta 04
Sindh: Karachi Landhi 34, North Karachi 33, Saddar 25, Gulshan e Hadid 24, A/P, Nazimabad, Model Observatory 23, PAF(Masroor) 16, PAF (Faisal) 15, Badin 12, Thatta 08
Balochistan: Barkhan 08, Zhob 07
GB: Bagrote 08, Gilgit, Bunji 06, Chillas, Astoria 03.
Wednesday’s Highest Temperatures: Turbat 45°C, Dalbandin 42°C, Mithi, Chhor 41°C. – APP