LAHORE: Light intermittent rain has continued to lash various parts of the country on Thursday.
The main rain-receiving areas of the country include Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, and Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad, and Kashmir.
Rain was also reported at isolated places in Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore, Multan, D.G. Khan, Quetta, Sibi, Makran, and Sukkur divisions.
The maximum 44 millimetre has been recorded at Kakul so far.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Office has forecast widespread rain-thundershower in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Rawalpindi, Gujranwala divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir on Thursday.
Rain may also take place at different places in Balochistan and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Scattered rain-thundershower is expected in D.I Khan, Kohat, Bannu, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Quetta Zhob divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Few hailstorms are also expected in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and upper Pothohar region while snowfall has also been witnessed in Skurdu, Swat and other hilly areas.
The current rain spell will continue till Sunday.
The farmers of wheat and gram in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been advised not to water the crops this week.
Temperature of some major cities recorded on Thursday morning: Islamabad fourteen degree centigrade, Lahore seventeen, Karachi twenty-five, Peshawar twelve, Quetta and Gilgit eleven, Murree three and Muzaffarabad ten degree centigrade. NNI