Rain-thundershowers with gusty winds expected at isolated places

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Rain-thundershowers with gusty winds are expected at isolated places of upper region of the country while dry weather will prevail elsewhere in the country during the next 24 hours.

Rainfall is expected in upper Punjab, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Mirpurkhas division, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Kashmir during this time span, a met official said.

Weak seasonal low lies over north Balochistan. A low pressure area lies over northwest Rajasthan and adjoining areas. A fresh westerly wave is also likely to enter upper parts of the country on Tuesday (evening/night) while moist current is penetrating eastern parts of the country, he saod.

In last 24 hours, rain-thunderstorm occurred at scattered places in Punjab, Sindh, Islamabad and Kashmir while at isolated places of Malakand, Hazara, Bannu, DI Khan, Khuzdar, Sibbi divisions, FATA and GB.

The rainfall recorded during this time duration in Punjab was Sahiwal 35 milimetres (mm), Okara 24mm, Mangla 14mm, Bahawalnagar 12mm, Murree 2mm, Rawalpindi 1mm. Sindh: Dadu 61mm, Karachi (Landhi 54mm, Airport, Shahra-e-Faisal 31mm,  Gulistan-e-Jauhar 30mm,  Gulshan Hadid 25mm, North Karachi 18mm, Masroor Base 10mm), Mirpur Khas 26mm, Mithi 4mm, Chachro, Badin 3mm.

FATA: Parachinar 11mm. KP: Kakul 14mm, Balakot 03mm, Kalam 01mm. Kashmir: Muzaffarabad 20mm, Rawalakot 14mm, Garhi Dupatta 7mm, Kotli 6mm. GB: Skardu 8mm, Astore 4mm and Gupis 1mm.

Maximum temperatures recorded on Monday remained Turbat 45 degrees Celsius; Dalbandin and Nokkundi  41; Peshawar 37; Quetta, Faisalabad 35; Chitral 34; Multan, Lahore 33; Dir 32; Kalat, Hyderabad, Islamabad and Karachi 30C; Gilgit 27; Hunza 25; Muzaffarabad 22; Murree 19 and Skardu 18.