Mainly hot and dry weather likely in most parts of country

ISLAMABAD, May 17 (APP): The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast mainly hot and dry weather for most parts of the country during the next 24 hours. Very hot/windstorm-dust-raising winds are likely in central and southern parts.
However, partly cloudy weather conditions with rain-windstorm/thunderstorms are expected at isolated places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, North Central Baluchistan, Upper Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan, and Kashmir during the evening/night.
Hailstorm is also expected at isolated places in lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Potohar region, and Islamabad during the period.
According to the synoptic situation, westerly wave was affecting the upper and western parts of the country and was likely to persist during the next 30 to 36 hours.
During the last 24 hours, hot and dry weather prevailed in most parts of the country, while very hot in southern/central parts.
However, rain-thunderstorms occurred at isolated places in northwestern Baluchistan. The rainfall recorded in Nokkundi 02mm.
The highest maximum temperatures recorded were Mohenjo-Daro, Dadu, Jacobabad 48C, DG Khan, Khairpur, Khanpur, Shaheed Benazirabad, Rohri, Sukkur and Larkana 47C.