Islamabad, May 18, 2022 (PPI-OT):
People should take precautionary measures due to heat wave.
Continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country. A shallow westerlies in patches are passing over western/upper parts of the country.
Very hot weather is expected in most plain areas of the country. However, light rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds may occur at isolated places in Gilgit Baltistan, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and its adjoining hilly areas. Gusty winds are also likely in central and southern districts of Punjab during the period.
Very hot weather is expected in most plain areas of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds may occur at isolated places in Gilgit Baltistan, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Potohar region. Gusty winds are also likely in central and southern districts of Punjab during the period.
Past 24-Hour Weather
Weather remained hot and dry in most parts of the country, while very hot in plain areas. However, rain-wind/thunderstorm occurred at few places in Islamabad, upper Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir.
Rainfall (mm): Punjab: Rawalpindi (Chaklala 14, Shamsabad 03), Islamabad (Airport, Bokra 10, Zero point 01), Murree 08, NoorpurThal 06, Kashmir: Kotli 08, Muzaffarabad (City, Airport 05), Garhi Dupatta, Rawalakot 03, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Dir (Upper 08, Lower 04), Kakul 04, Balakot, Mirkhani 03, Gilgit Baltistan: Babusar 02.
Yesterday’s Recorded Highest Maximum Temperature’s (°C): Jacobabad, Sibbi, Shaheed Benazirabad 48, Turbat, Larkana, Sakrand, Dadu, Mohenjodaro and Noor Pur Thal 46.
For more information, contact:
National Weather Forecasting Centre (NWFC)
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Headquarter Office, Sector H-8/2, Islamabad, Pakistan