Temperatures likely to soar in Sindh, some parts of Punjab

Published: May 9, 2017
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Hot weather likely to persist in the next 24 hours.  PHOTO: REUTERS

Hot weather likely to persist in the next 24 hours. PHOTO: REUTERS

Temperatures are likely to soar, leaving the weather hot and dry, in most parts of the country, and a shallow westerly wave is likely to affect upper parts of the country with light rains during the next 24 hours.

According to the meteorological department, Sindh and south/central Punjab will feel most of the hot summer heat, while light rain and thunderstorms are expected in Makran, Kalat, Quetta, Larkana, Rawalpindi, Sargodha divisions and some regions in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir.

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On Tuesday morning, the Met office recorded temperatures for major cities at:

29 degree Celsius for Karachi,

23 degree Celsius for Islamabad,

28 degree Celsius in Lahore,

25 degree Celsius in Peshawar,

16 degree Celsius in Quetta and Murree,

12 degree Celsius in Gilgit, and

17 degree Celsius for Muzaffarabad.

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