Lahore (Staff Report): Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday forecasted that pre-monsoon season will commence from next week.

“In the coming days a few rain spells are expected in upper Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), Islamabad and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), which will bring down the temperature letting people enjoy the last week of Ramazan followed by Eid holidays,” an official of Met department said. “Temperatures will keep fluctuating between 35° Celsius to 40° Celsius with showers, thunderstorm, hailstorm and gusty winds in the said areas,” he added.

The temperature in some of major cities recorded on Sunday were Islamabad and Lahore 40 °C, Karachi 45°C, Peshawar 38°C, Quetta 42°C, Gilgit 31°C, Murree 32°C, Muzaffarabad 34°C, Dadu 49°C, Nokkundi, Sibbi 48°C, Dalbandin 47°C, Jacobabad, Shaheed Benazirabad 45°C.