LAHORE – People were delighted and took a sigh of relief as rainfall lashed various cities of Punjab withering away the heat intensity.
Intermittent rain continues to occur in Lahore since morning with cool breeze and gusty winds blowing in the city. Alongwith Punjab, rainfall has sharply declined the temperature of some areas of inner Sindh.
Faisalabad, Narowal, Okara, Chistian, Dera Ghazi Khan, Kund Yaro and Kandhkot also received moderate rainfall.
Residents enjoyed the rain as the downpour turned the city’s weather pleasant making their way towards parks.
A westerly wave is affecting upper and central parts of the country. Met Office has predicted dust-thunderstorm/rain with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, D.I khan, Multan, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad, FATA and Kashmir in next 24 hours.
Met Office says that the rain spell will continue for two more days.
Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning was:-
Islamabad 23°C, Lahore 28°C, Karachi 29°C, Peshawar 25°C, Quetta and Murree 17°C, Gilgit 14°C and Muzaffarabad 18°C.