LAHORE: The provincial capital received heavy rain on Saturday, which may persist during the next couple of days.
The rain turned the weather pleasant and provided people with respite from severe heat.
As per Met office, rain-thundershower with few heavy falls occurred at scattered places in Sargodha, Gujranwala, Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Kashmir, in various parts of Lahore and at isolated places in Sahiwal and Bahawalpur divisions.
Rain/windstorm, with few heavy showers, is expected at scattered places in Multan, Bahawalpur, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala divisions in the next two, three days. According to the synoptic situation, seasonal low lies over western Balochistan.
Moderate moist currents from Arabian sea are penetrating the upper and central parts of the country. The rainfall (mm) recorded during the last 24 hours: Sialkot (AP 55, City 6), Joharabad 44, Sahiwal 35, Hafizabad 34, Sargodha 30, Gujranwala 18, Okara, Rahim Yar Khan 6, Toba Tek S Singh, DG khan 4 and Mandi Bahauddin. Experts have predicted that the prevailing weather conditions will persist during the next few days.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 21st, 2019.