Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country for the next 48 hours, forecast the Meteorological Department on Wednesday.  However, dust-thunderstorm with light rain is likely at isolated places of Northeast Punjab (Gujranwala, Lahore, Rawalpindi divisions) and Kashmir, it added. According to the Meteorological Department, a low lies over Balochistan and adjoining areas whereas, a shallow westerly trough is also prevailing over Kashmir and adjoining areas.

Rain-thunderstorm occurred at isolated places of Makran, Sargodha, Faisalabad divisions and Kashmir.

Chief Amount of Rainfall Last 24 hrs in mm

 Mianwali 15, Lasbella 13, Parachinar 08, Rawalakot 04, Garhi dupatta 02, Muzaffarabad & Faisalabad 01 mm(each).

Hottest places Last 24 hours

Dadu 47oC, Shaheed Benazirabad 46oC, Padidan, Larkana, Jacobabad & Moenjodaro 45oC (each).

The farmers of Punjab and KP are advised to take precautionary measures regarding harvested wheat crop during next 2-3 days.