| GEO Pakistan|
More rains likely in Sindh during Eid holidays
| Updated at: 2037 PST, Tuesday, September 07, 2010|
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Tuesday forecast more monsoon rains for most parts of Sindh including Karachi during Sept 9-12.
A fresh weather system, which has developed in Bay of Bengal is heading towards the southern parts of Pakistan and cause rains in Punjab, Sindh and Kashmir during the period, Director of National Weather Forecasting Centre Dr Hanif said.
He said that scattered rains are expected in most parts of Sindh including Karachi and Hyderabad during Eid holidays.
However, under the influence of this system, more isolated monsoon rains are also expected in federal capital, Punjab including Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad divisions and Kashmir on Thursday / Friday.
According to met analysis, seasonal low lies over North Balochistan and adjoining areas with its trough extending to southeastwards. A westerly wave is still prevailing over upper parts of the country and likely to persist during next 2 days.
In Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and Sindh, mainly hot and humid weather is likely in most parts of the provinces during 24 hours. However, isolated rain/thundershowers are likely in Upper KP during next few days.
However, the weather will remain hot and humid during next 24-48 hours while isolated rain/thundershower is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during next 24 hours.
According to latest hydrological condition, River Indus at Kotri is likely to remain in high flood level, ranging between 6,45,000 to 6,00,000 cusecs during next 24 hours.
Maximum temperature recorded in different cities was Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Quetta 34 C, Peshawar 36 C, Murree 24 C, Muzaffarabad 36 C, Gilgit 34 C, Faisalabad 36 C and Multan 37 C.