Saturday September 18, 2021

Scattered rain, humid weather forecast

July 20, 2021

LAHORE:Humid weather with partly cloudy conditions and scattered rain was observed in the City here Monday while the Met office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours.

Met officials said that strong monsoon currents were reaching upper parts of the country and likely to persist until Wednesday. A westerly wave is also present over northwestern parts of the country.

They predicted that rain-thundershower associated with gusty winds was expected in Islamabad, upper/central Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan while heavy/torrential rain was also expected at scattered places in upper Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir.

Rainfall was recorded at several cities, including Islamabad (Airport 71, Saidpur 41, Golra 40, Zero Point 30, Bokra 27), Sialkot (City 52, Airport 32), Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 34, Chaklala 20), Mandi Bahauddin 31, Murree 26, Attock 25, Lahore (Airport 22), Mangla 17, Chakwal 05, Jhelum 04, Kotli 27, Garhi Dupatta 17, Muzaffarabad 14, Rawalakot 04, Kakul 13, Saidu Sharif 06, Balakot 03, Cherat, Takht Bai 02, Lower Dir, Kalam 01, Zhob 14, Kalat 06, Dalbandin, Kharan 02, Astor 05, Bagrote 02, Bunji 01 and Karachi (Saadi Town) 01.

Monday’s maximum temperature was recorded at Chillas where mercury reached 46°C while in Lahore, it was 34.5°C and minimum was 27.6°C.