After weeks of intense heatwave that had engulfed the country, most parts of Punjab experienced the first monsoon rain of the season on Saturday.

Lahore, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Jhang, Pakpattan, Mian Channu, Hafizabad, and Toba Tek Singh hit with light rain along with gusty winds and duststorm. 

In Islamabad, dark clouds took over the sky accompanied by strong winds.

Furthermore, rain is also expected at scattered places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Multan, DG Khan along with Zhob divisions, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Kashmir.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said that hot and dry weather is expected in other parts of the country. 

The Met department had said, earlier in this week, northern Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would receive more than the average rainfall. However, Sindh and Balochistan are expected to receive less rainfall than average. 

Whereas in Karachi, the weather took a turn as the sky was cloudy in the early hours of the day. The maximum temperature recorded in the city is expected to be 37°C, while the minimum temperature was 35°C, with 84 per cent humidity recorded in the air.