Rain lashes capital city; gives respite to citizens from sweltering heat
ISLAMABAD: Rain of moderate-intensity lashed the federal capital as well as different parts of the country on Tuesday afternoon as predicted by the weather experts breaking the intensity of hot and humid weather conditions, giving respite to the citizens from the sweltering heat. The much-awaited rain started after 2pm in the afternoon in the capital city which turned the weather pleasant and reduced the temperatures significantly, giving a sign to prepare for bidding adieu to the summer. The weather experts of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) already indicated that monsoon currents penetrating in the country will bring rain-wind-thundershower in various parts from Tuesday till Saturday with occasional gaps.
Under the influence of this weather system, rain-wind-thundershower is expected in Kashmir, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Lahore, Okara, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Mianwali, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Kohistan, Shangla, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Mardan, Charsadda, Nowshera, Dir, Chitral, Peshawar, Kohat, Waziristan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Ghizer, Astore, Diamir, Skardu, Gilgit, Hunza, Nagar, Ghanche and Kharmang) with occasional gaps from Tuesday till Saturday.
Heavy falls are also expected in Dir, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, Bagh, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore and Kasur from Wednesday till Friday. – APP