Lahore (Staff Report): On the first day of Ramazan today (Thursday) a pleasant weather is expected to continue in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) while hot and dry weather prevails in the rest of the country.

The Pakistan Meteorological (Met) Department reported that intermittent rain is expected in scattered places such as Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sarghoda, Dera Ismail Khan, Bahawalpur, Multan, Sahiwal along with Quetta and Zhob divisions.

Met office predicted rain in different areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during next twenty four hours however, hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country.

According to Met. Dept., at some places like Upper Punjab , KP, Islamabad, Gilgit Bultistan and Kashmir, rain is expected with thunderstorm.

In Karachi, the temperature is expected to rise as high as 40°C and humidity will be at 40 percent, the Met Office added.