Hot, dry weather to prevail in most parts of country

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Thursday forecast hot and dry weather in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours.

According to the synoptic situation, the continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country.

During the last 24 hours, rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds occurred at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Islamabad and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Zhob division and Gilgit Baltistan.

Following rainfalls were recorded in millimeters; Punjab: Chakwal 33, Jhelum 28, Gujranwala 24, Joharabad 22, M.B.Din 21, Mangla, Sargodha 20, Lahore (AP 13, City 04), Islamabad (IIAP 13, Saidpur 10, ZP 09, Golra, Bokra 05), Gujrat 10, Sialkot (AP 09, City 06), Hafizabad 09, Noorpurthal 08, Murree 07, Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 06, Chaklala 05), Kasur, Jhang 05, Bhakkar, Sahiwal 03, Layyah 02, Faisalabad, Okara, Bahawalpur 01, Kashmir: Rawalakot 14, Garidupatta, Kotli 08, Muzaffarabad 07, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Dir 19, Kalam 18, Lower Dir, Saidu Sharif, Drosh 15, Malamjabba 12, Cherat, Parachinar 10, Mirkhani 08, Chitral, Balakot 07, Peshawar 06, Kakul 05, D.I.Khan 03, Balochistan: Barkhan 04, Zhob 03, Gilgit Baltistan: Bagrote 04.

The highest maximum temperatures recorded were; Turbat 38°C, Mithi and Chhor 37°C,Islambad 26°C, Peshawar 28°C and Lahore 28°C.