Islamabad (Staff Report): A new spell of monsoon is likely to begin in different parts of the country from next week , however, hot weather to prevail during next 12 hours, said a spokesperson of Met Office.

Heavy rain showers are expected in Islamabad, upper Punjab and Kashmir from Monday to Thursday while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will receive the rains from Tuesday.     

However, rain/thundershowers with gusty winds is likely at isolated places of Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Gujranwala, Lahore, Malakand, Hazara,  D.G.Khan,  Zhob division and Kashmir.

Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning:

Islamabad 26 degree centigrade, Lahore and Karachi 29, Peshawar 28, Quetta 21, Gilgit 19, Murree 18 and Muzaffarabad 22 degree centigrade.