Saturday October 16, 2021

Rain spell to persist in parts of country

September 13, 2021
Rain spell to persist in parts of country

LAHORE: Met officials said that weak monsoon currents were penetrating northeastern and lower parts while a westerly wave was also affecting upper/western areas of the country.

They predicted hot and dry weather in most plain areas of the country. However, rain-wind/thundershower was expected at isolated places in Potohar region, lower Sindh, upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Rain was recorded at several other cities, including Kasur 73, Mangla 34, Narowal 30, Jhelum 22, Mandi Baha-ud-Din 17, Okara 09, Bahawalnagar, Khanewal 08, Gujranwala 03, Hafizabad, Faisalabad 01, Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 01), Balakot 50, Kakul 42, Malam Jabba 38, Saidu Sharif 21, Dir (Lower 16, Upper 01), Peshawar 03, Muzaffarabad 34, Garhi Dupatta 12, Kotli 10, Rawalakot 01, Chhor 07, Mithi 02, Gupis 02 and Astore 01mm. Sunday’s maximum temperature was recorded at Turbat where mercury reached 43°C while in Lahore, it was 26°C and minimum was 21.3°C.