WEATHER of Lahore will remain partly cloudy with chances of dust/thunderstorm and rain during the next 24 hours, predicted Meteorological Department here Sunday.
However, scattered thunderstorm and rain with isolated heavy falls is expected over Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, central and north Punjab and Kashmir. Scattered thunderstorm and rain is expected over south Punjab, northeast Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan. The ongoing wet spell is likely to decrease during next two days.
On Sunday, maximum temperature of Lahore was recorded at 35.2 degree centigrade and minimum at 26.6 degree centigrade. Maximum temperature of the country was recorded at 46.1 degree centigrade at Dadu and lowest temperature 10.5 degree centigrade at Hunza.
Seventy six millimetre (mm) rainfall was recorded at DI Khan during the last 24 hours, Risalpur and Jhang 53mm each, Faisalabad 51mm, Shorkot 39mm, TT Singh 38 mm, Bhakkar 25mm, Multan and Okara 15mm each, Sargodha 12mm, Kotli 10mm, Mianwali and Garhi Dupatta 8mm each, Noorpur Thal and Bannu 7mm each, Joharabad, Kakul, Zhob and Mangla 5mm each, Astore 4mm, Dir, Gujranwala, M B Din, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffarabad and Islamabad (Z/P) 1mm each, Lahore, Kamra, Rawalakot, Karachi, Jhelum, Chakwal and Murree trace each.
Meanwhile, after acceleration in snow melting and a spell of rain in catchment areas of major rivers, inflows have started increasing significantly.
According to the Flood Forecasting Division, the Kabul river at Nowshera is in medium flood level due to increase in quantum of water. Low lying areas around the Kabul river and its tributaries are likely to be inundated, it stated. On the other hand, the Indus river at Chashma is in low flood level and the river at downstream Kalabagh may attain low flood level. Inflow of the Indus at Tarbela swelled to 245,000 cusecs on Sunday while flows of the Kabul river at Nowshera stood at 100,700 cusecs. The Jhelum river at Mangla was recorded at 56,900 cusecs while Chenab flow at Marala was registered at 76,500 cusecs.