LAHORE: Parts of the city witnessed a windstorm and light rain on Friday.

Due to the windstorm, the temperatures fell considerably to 35°C, with a minimum of 29°C recorded. The moisture in the wind was recorded at 36 per cent.

Meanwhile, the Regional Meteorological Centre forecast that continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country. A high-pressure system prevailing in the upper atmosphere is likely to persist for the next two or three days.

The weather forecast for Friday stated that mainly very hot weather is expected in most districts of Punjab. Rain, windstorms, or thunderstorms may occur at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Attock, Mianwali, Kashmir, Murree, Galliyat, and surrounding areas.

Windstorms, dust storms, or isolated rain is expected in Lahore, Kasur, Okara, Sahiwal, Bahawalnagar, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujranwala, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bhakkar, Noorpur Thal, Layyah, Multan, and Faisalabad.

The weather forecast for Saturday (today) includes mainly very hot weather expected in most districts of the province. Day temperatures are likely to remain 6-8°C above normal.

Rain, windstorms, or thunderstorms may occur at isolated places in Kashmir, Murree, Galliyat, and surrounding areas. The weather remained hot and dry in Kashmir and all other districts of the Punjab province during the last 24 hours.

Published in Dawn, May 25th, 2024

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