Wet spell through­out next week in up­coun­try

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

IS­LAM­ABAD—Pak­istan Me­te­o­ro­log­i­cal De­part­ment fore­cast wet spell dur­ing next week in up­per re­gion of the coun­try keep­ing the mer­cury 3-4 de­grees be­low the cur­rent level.

An of­fi­cial of Met of­fice told APP that rain­fall is ex­pected on Mon­day morn­ing, Wed­nes­day,

Thurs­day and Fri­day while chances of rain is less on Tues­day.

Rain thun­der­storm with dust-storm/strong gusty winds ex­pected at iso­lated places of Rawalpindi, Gu­jran­wala, Sar­godha, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sahi­wal, Multan, Ba­hawalpur, Hazara, Malakand, Peshawar, Ko­hat, Bannu di­vi­sions, FATA, Is­lam­abad, Kashmir and Gil­git-Baltistan. Whereas mainly hot and dry weather is ex­pected in other parts of the coun­try.

He in­formed that the cur­rent heat wave would par­tially sub­side dur­ing the next week but mod­er­ate in­ten­sity heat condi-- tions would pre­vail es­pe­cially in Balochis­tan, Sibbi, Ja­coabad, Sukkur and other ar­eas but temperature would re­main 2-3 de­gree less than cur­rent level.

Sea­sonal low lies over cen­tral Balochis­tan and its ad­join­ing ar­eas. Mod­er­ate moist cur­rents from Ara­bian sea are pen­e­trat­ing in up­per/eastern parts of the coun­try and likely to con­tinue dur­ing next 4 to 5 days. A shal­low west­erly wave is also af­fect­ing up­per parts of the coun­try and likely to per­sist dur­ing next 24 hours.

In last 24 hours weather re­mained hot and hu­mid in most parts of the coun­try. How­ever, dust-thun­der­storm/rain oc­curred at iso­lated places in Malakand, Hazara, Ba­hawalpur di­vi­sions, up­per FATA, Kashmir and Gil­git-Baltistan.

Rain­fall recorded dur­ing this time span re­mained Ba­hawalpur City=29mm, Ba­hawalpur A/ P=08mm, Parachi­nar=08mm, Balakot, Kalam=01mm, Gil­git-Baltistan: Gupis=03, Bunji=02, Gil­git=01, Muzaff arabad=02mm. Max­i­mum tem­per­a­tures recorded on Sun­day were Rohri 49øC, Larkana, Sha­heed Be­nazirabad 48øC, Moen­jo­daro, Pa­di­dan 47øC, Sibbi, Ja­cob­a­bad 46øC. —APP

CHAMAN: Paramil­i­tary staff stand­ing alert on high­way at Pak-Afghan bor­der area.

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