LAHORE - Rain-thundershower with dust storm occurred at scattered places in Kashmir and at isolated places in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, D I Khan divisions), Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faisalabad, DG Khan, Bahawalpuir, Lahore divisions), Zhob, Sibbi divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.

In Lahore, strong winds started blowing in the morning. Short bursts of heavy rains submerged roads not only in low lying areas but also several posh localities into rainwater. On Tuesday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 34 degree Celsius and 28 C respectively. Relative humidity in the evening was recorded 68 percent.

According to the experts, seasonal low lies over northwest Balochistan and adjoining areas with its trough extending southeastwards. Moderate moist currents are penetrating into upper and central parts of the country. A weak westerly wave is also expected to enter upper parts of the country from tonight and likely to move northeastwards in next 18 to 24 hours.

Local meteorological department has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances of dust-raising winds/scattered rains for Lahore during the next couple of days. Met office has forecast scattered rain-thundershower associated with gusty winds for DI Khan, D G Khan, Sargodha, Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, Mirpurkhas divisions and Kashmir and at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara,Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Mardan, Bahawalpur, Zhob, Sukkar, Hyderabad, Karachi divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan and Fata.

Lahore received 57mm rain, Kasur 47mm, Layyah 41mm, Murree 30mm, Muzaffarabad 26mm, Sibbi 22mm, Kotli 13mm, Sargodha 12mm, Bahawalpur, Bhakkar, Mandi Bahauddin11mm, Saidu Sharif and Garhi Dupatta 10mm and DG Khan.

and Dir 09 mm each, Lower Dir 08 mm, DIK and Zhob 07 mm each, Rawalakot, Kalam and Malamjabba 05 mm each, Joharabad 04 mm, Balakot, Bannu, Sahiwal and Okara 03 mm each, Pattan 02 mm, Kakul, Gujranwala and Kohat 01 mm.