| Updated at: 1542 PST, Monday, June 27, 2011|
RAWALPINDI: Monsoon is going to onset over upper parts of the country on Monday and Tuesday, giving scattered rains and thundershowers during the week.
Met office informed that monsoon currents are penetrating continuously over upper parts of the country that indicate the onset of regular monsoon rains during next 24 to 36 hrs (Monday and Tuesday) in the country.
The expected first spell of monsoon rains would last 4-5 days in upper parts of the country, giving scattered rains and thundershowers with isolated heavy falls in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and Kashmir.
Rain and thundershowers also expected in Islamabad during next 24 hrs. Monsoon rain is also predicted at isolated places of lower Sindh during the mid-week.
Met office also informed that monsoon normally onsets in the country on July 1, but it is going to start (onset) 4 days before during this year.
The prevailing hot and humid weather conditions since last few days are likely to subside in Islamabad, Punjab, KPK and Kashmir from Monday.