Peshawar receives 12mm rain; more forecast for Monday

The Met Office on Sunday predicted scattered rain/thundershowers in Khyber Pakthunkhwa during the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, monsoon currents and a westerly

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The Met Office on Sunday predicted scattered rain/thundershowers in Khyber Pakthunkhwa during the next 24 hours. According to Met Office, monsoon currents and a westerly wave are penetrating the upper parts of the country and likely to persist for the next 2-3 days.

In the next 24 hours, scattered rain/thundershower is expected in Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. However, hot and humid weather is expected elsewhere in the country. The weather of Abbottabad, Bannu, D I Khan, Peshawar and Parachinar will remain partly cloudy with chances of rain.

In the next 48 hours, scattered rain/thundershower is expected in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan whereas hot and humid weather expected elsewhere in the country.

In the last 24 hours, rain/thundershowers occurred in isolated places of Punjab, Peshawar, Bannu divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

Maximum rain was received in N.P.Thal 54mm, Gujranwala 41, Sahiwal 39, Toba Tek Singh 26, Kotli 16, Peshawar (civil) 12, Lahore(A/P) 9, Rawalpindi 8, Lahore (PBO) & Bhakkar 7, M.B Din 6, Bannu, Peshawar (A/P) & Bahawalnagar 3, Islamabad, Garidupatta & Okara 02, Barkhan & Rawalakot 01 mm respectively.

Maximum temperature recorded was at Turbat which was 44 degree centigrade while the pollen count remained 193 per cubic meter.