Strong monsoon currents will start to penetrate eastern parts of the country from Saturday. A westerly wave is persisting over upper and central parts of the country and likely to prevail during the next few days.
Rain-thunderstorm (isolated heavy falls) with gusty winds are expected at a number of places in Kashmir, Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi , Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions), Islamabad, Hazara, Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad divisions while at scattered places in FATA, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa ,D.G. Khan, Multan, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Karachi, Sibbi, Zhob, Nasirabad divisions, and Gilgit Baltistan in the next 24 hours.
Rain-thunderstorm (with isolated heavy falls) occurred at a number of places in Islamabad, Rawalpindi division, while at scattered places in Faisalabad, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mirpurkhas divisions, Kashmir and at isolated places in Lahore, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Sahiwal and Hyderabad divisions on Wednesday.
Total rainfall (mm) during last 24 hours
Punjab: Islamabad (Saidpur 107, Golra 53, Bokra 18, Z.P 14), Kamra 56, Chakwal 35, Rawalpindi (Chaklala 14, Shamsabad 11),Murree 14, Jhang 06, Okara 03, Faisalabad 01, Sindh: Islamkot 64, Nagarparkar 50, Dhahli 30, Mithi 22, Chhor 21, Chachro 12, Diplo 10, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas 08, KP: Kakul 26, Balakot 19, Risalpur 13, Malamjabba 09, Saidu Sharif, Lower Dir 02, Cherat 01, Kashmir: Garhi Dupatta 14, Muzaffarabad 13, Kotli 09 .
Yesterday’s highest maximum temperatures
Dalbandin, Sibbi 44°C, Turbat, Dadu 43°C.