Heavy monsoon rain in Rawalpindi, Islamabad, adjoining areas


Heavy downpour with gusty winds lashed Rawalpindi, Islamabad and adjoining areas early Friday morning.

Lahore, Peshawar, Malakand, Hazara divisions, Upper FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir also received rain.

Rain with isolated heavy falls accompanied by gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore divisions, FATA and Kashmir during the next twelve hours.

Rain is also likely at isolated places in Gilgit-Baltistan, Bannu, Faisalabad and Sahiwal divisions.

However, hot and humid weather is expected elsewhere in the country during the next twelve hours.

Temperature of some major cities recorded on Friday morning is as follows:

Islamabad 22, Lahore and Karachi 28, Peshawar 23, Quetta 18, Gilgit and Muzaffarabad 19, and Murree 15 degree centigrade.