LAHORE (Dunya News) - The plain areas of the country are reeling under severe heat with the temperature in Larkana, Dadu and Nawabshah to likely rise upto 47 degrees.
The mercury will also probably surge to 46 degrees in Sukkur, Jacobabad and Hyderabad. Heat intensity in Karachi will remain lower than usual.
Man pours water on head to get relief from sizzling heat. - Online Photo
Met office has predicted mainly hot and dry weather in most parts of the country during the next 12 hours.
However, light rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at few places in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Multan, D.G.Khan, D.I.Khan, Hazara divisions and Kashmir.
Man enjoys watermelon drink to wither away heat in Karachi. Online Photo
A shallow westerly wave is still affecting Kashmir and its adjoining hilly areas and is likely to persist during the next 24 hours. A fresh shallow westerly wave is likely to enter upper & central parts of the country on Saturday (evening/night) and may persist during next 48 hours.
Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning:
Islamabad 22°C, Lahore 26°C, Karachi 28°C, Peshawar 24°C, Quetta and Gilgit 15°C, Murree 17°C and Muzaffarabad 19°C.