Met Office predicts rain for Islamabad


ISLAMABAD: The Met Office has forecast partly cloudy weather with chances of thunderstorm/rain for the federal capital during the next couple of days.

The maximum temperature on Friday was recorded at 34 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said. It is likely to remain in the range of 34-36C.

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), moist currents from the Arabian Sea are penetrating upper parts of Pakistan. A shallow westerly wave is also present over upper parts of the country.

Under the influence of these conditions, hot and humid weather with rain-wind and thundershowers expected in Islamabad on Friday afternoon and evening.

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Similar weather conditions are expected on Saturday. On Sunday, hot and humid weather with chances of scattered rains have been predicted. A maximum temperature will remain in the range of 35-37C.

Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 85 per cent. Meanwhile, parts of the country including the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi received rainfall of varying intensities during the last 24 hours.

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