Heavy, scattered rain in City

Our Correspondent
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2024

LAHORE:Heavy but scattered rain hit various localities of City on Monday afternoon which minimised the temperature.

Earlier, cloudy weather was observed here while Met office warned that heavy/torrential rainfall may generate flash flooding in local nullahs/streams with possibilities of landslides in few places of Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Murree, Galiyat, Dir, Swat, Chitral, Kohistan, Mansehra, Malakand, Kalam, Drosh, Saidu Sharif, Shangla, Naran, Kaghan and tributaries of Kabul River.

Met officials said a strong westerly wave was affecting upper parts of the country. They predicted that dry weather was expected in most plain areas of the country. However, more rain/thunderstorm was likely at isolated places in upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during morning hours while rain-windstorm/thunderstorm and heavy falls/hailstorm was also likely at isolated places South West Balochistan during night hours.

Rainfall was recorded at several cities of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh. Monday’s maximum temperature was recorded at Bahawalpur, Dadu and Shaheed Benazirabad where mercury reached 36°C, while in Lahore, it was 32.5°C and minimum was 19.4°C.