Heatwave subsides as rain lashes parts of Punjab


LAHORE (Web Desk) – Heavy rain in most parts of country including Islamabad and Murree has turned weather pleasant while drizzling has also been predicted in Lahore, reported on Monday.

The heat-stricken Punjab residents took a sigh of relief as weather that was extremely hot, became pleasant after a spell of rain.

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), most parts of Punjab, including Gujranwala, Rawalpindi, and Islamabad have received rainfall.

Sialkot, Chakwal, Sargodha and Gujrat have also received downpour that has subsided the hot weather. Natives have come out of their houses to enjoy the rain.

Meanwhile, Lahoris are also observing cloudy and windy weather as rain is likely in the evening. The maximum temperature in Lahore would reduce to 42 degrees while the minimum would be expected as 27 degrees.

In Multan, dry and hot weather is recorded while the weather experts said that rainy season would be started in July and August in the metropolis.

On the other hand, rain-thunderstorm with strong gusty winds is expected at scattered places of upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan divisions), Islamabad, upper Punjab (Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Lahore divisions), FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

Rain-thunderstorm raising duststorm is predicted at isolated places of Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Quetta, Zhob, Sukkur , Larkana and Shaheed Benazirabad divisions.

Today’s highest maximum temperatures:

Sibbi , Jacobabad, Sh Benazirabad, Bhakkar 50°C, Larkana, Moenjodaro, Noorpul Thal 49°C, Dadu, Sukkur, Rohri, Padidan 48°C, R.Y. Khan, D.I. Khan 47°C.



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