Rain spell of monsoon continues across Punjab

29 Jun, 2018 10:55 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Heavy and light rain of monsoon season continued in different cities of Punjab while the Met office predicted similar weather conditions with chances of rain during the next 24 hours.

According to the reports, the heavy shower of rain lashed Lahore and different cities located around the provincial capital. Faisalabad, Okara Sialkot, Gujrat, Sahiwal, Arifwala and Gujranwala also observed rain. Power outrage happened in many cities of the Punjab and the people are facing difficulties in usual routine of life.

Meanwhile, the weather of scorching heat become pleasant after the shower of rain in the different parts of the country. The clouds covered the sun in different cities around Lahore. The weather department predicted that the rain likely to hit Karachi and Islamabad today.

Incessant rain turns weather pleasant in Lahore

Rainfall was recorded at several cities, including Thatta 25mm, Tandojam, Mithi 05mm, Chachro 02mm, Hyderabad 01mm, Balakot, Saidu Sharif 23mm, Malam Jabba 07mm, Lower Dir 06mm, Dir 05mm, Bannu 02mm, Mirkhani, Drosh 01mm, Zhob 08mm, Barkhan 03mm, Ziarat 02mm, Lahore (City 03mm, AP, PU 01mm), Gujranwala 03mm, Kasur 02mm, Sialkot, Bahawalnager 01mm and Skardu 03mm. Thursday’s maximum temperature was recorded at Turbat where mercury reached 48°C while in Lahore, it was 27°C, minimum was 24°C and humidity level was 84 percent.

Emergency declared in Karachi after heavy rain predicted

Friday, rain-thundershower with gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Mirpur Khas, Hyderabad, Karachi, Kalat, Zhob, Bahawalpur divisions and Kashmir, and at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Kohat, Bannu, Peshawar, D.I. Khan, D.G. Khan, Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi, Quetta divisions, FATA, Islamabad and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Met officials said seasonal low lies over north Balochistan while moist currents are penetrating the country. They predicted that rain-thundershower with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Zhob, Kalat, Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad, Karachi, Malakand, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur Divisions, Islamabad, Fata, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

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