RAWALPINDI: As Islamabad and Rawalpindi remain in the grip of extremely hot weather, the Meteorological Department has announced that there will be moderate to heavy rainfall across several cities in eastern and central parts of Pakistan for three days from Friday night.

The Met Office, in an advisory, said that moist currents from the Arabian Sea are likely to penetrate eastern parts of the country on Friday evening.

Under the influence of the system, wind and thunderstorms can be expected in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan (Astore, Kharmang, Ghanche and Shigar), Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Murree, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Sialkot, Lahore, Kasur, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Nowshera, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Mardan, Buner, Dir, Shangla and Kohistanf from Friday evening to Monday.

Whereas Sargodha, Bhakkar, Layyah, Khushab, Mianwali, Faisalabad, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Multan, Sahiwal, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Barkhan, Musa Khel and Zhob will also see winds accompanied by thunderstorm from Saturday (evening/night) to Sunday.

Published in Dawn, June 10th, 2021

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