More rain likely next week


The weather will remain hot and dry during the weekend and more pre-monsoon rains are likely in the next week, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

Senior Meteorologist at PMD Farooq Dar said that more pre-monsoon showers are likely during the next week in different parts of the country, especially in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

He said mainly hot and dry weather would prevail in most parts of the country during this weekend with chances of rain in Kashmir and surrounding areas.

Farooq Dar said there are chances of rain-thunderstorm in different parts of the country on June 19 evening and June 20 morning.

Again there are also chances of rain-thunderstorm in upper Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from June 21 to June 24, Farooq Dar said.

According to the synoptic analysis, a low pressure was lying over central parts of the country with its trough extending south-eastward.

Weak moist currents from Arabian sea were still penetrating eastern parts of the country and likely to continue during next two days. Westerly wave was still affecting Kashmir and its adjoining areas.