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PMD Predicts More Rain in Next 48 Hours

Karachi (June 29, 2017):  Pakistan Metrological Department on Wednesday predicted more rain in different  areas of the country in the next 48 hours.

The first spell of Monsoon hit various parts of the Punjab, Khyber Pukhtun Khwa, Balochistan and Sindh that turned the hot and humid weather, which was persisting since first day of Eid, into pleasant.

Heavy downpour with thunderstorm lashed out Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad , Peshawar and other areas of the country on Wednesday.

Met office said that a fresh westerly wave is also affecting upper parts of the county and may persist during next 24 hours. Monsoon currents are penetrating in upper and central parts of the country.

Rain and thundershowers with strong gusty winds are expected at a number of places in upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, lower Sindh (Hyderabad, Karachi, Mirpur Khas, Sh. Benazirabad divisions), Islamabad, FATA and Kashmir, while at scattered places in South Punjab (Sahiwal, Multan, Bahawalpur, D.G. Khan divisions), upper Sindh (Larkana, Sukkur divisions), eastern Balochistan (Zhob, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Kalat divisions) and Gilgit-Baltistan in the next 24 hours.

On Wednesday, Rain and dust-thundershowers with gusty winds occurred at scattered places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, D.G Khan, Malakand, Hazara, D.I. Khan, Quetta divisions, Islamabad, while at isolated places in Kohat, Bahawalpur, Hyderabad divisions, and Kashmir.

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