Weather Update: Hot and Dry Conditions Across Pakistan

Sun May 19 2024
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ISLAMABAD: The weather forecast for the next twelve hours indicates predominantly hot and dry conditions in most parts of Pakistan, with central and southern regions likely to experience very hot weather accompanied by windstorm-dust raising winds. However, some relief is expected in specific areas with the possibility of rain, windstorm, and thunderstorm activity.

Upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, upper and central Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Kashmir are anticipated to witness partly cloudy weather with chances of rain, windstorm, and thunderstorm. This forecast brings hope for temporary respite from the scorching temperatures and dry spell in these regions.

Sunday morning, temperatures in major cities were recorded as follows: Islamabad at twenty-two degrees Celsius, Lahore at thirty degrees, Karachi at twenty-nine degrees, Peshawar at twenty-five degrees, Quetta and Murree at eighteen degrees, and Gilgit and Muzaffarabad at twenty-one degrees Celsius.

Across the border in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), the weather outlook is similar, with partly cloudy conditions expected. There are chances of rain, wind, and thunderstorms in areas including Srinagar, Leh, Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian, and Baramulla. Meanwhile, Jammu is likely to experience partly cloudy weather with similar chances of rain and windstorm.

Temperatures in IIOJK this morning were recorded as follows: Srinagar and Baramulla at sixteen degrees Celsius, Jammu at twenty-nine degrees, Leh at seven degrees, Pulwama and Anantnag at fifteen degrees, and Shopian at fourteen degrees Celsius.

As the country braces for hot and dry weather conditions, the possibility of precipitation in certain regions offers a glimmer of relief from the prevailing heat. Citizens are advised to stay hydrated and take necessary precautions to cope with the fluctuating weather patterns.

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