RAWALPINDI: Heavy rain lashed the twin cities on Friday night, swamping low-lying areas.
Temperature level had actually stayed over 40 ° C for the last few days and also the rain brought the mercury down to 36 degrees in the government resources as well as 37 ° C in Rawalpindi.
The Meteorological Division taped 25mm rainfall in Islamabad and also 32mm in Rawalpindi. It anticipated more rain and trendy winds in north parts of the nation throughout the following 24 hours.
It said the wind rate at Absolutely no Point was videotaped at 30 knotts (60 kilometres per hr) and 35 knotts (70 kilometres per hour) in the old airport area. A superficial westerly wave is impacting upper parts of the nation. Damp currents from Arabian Sea are likewise passing through in main and top parts of the nation, claimed a Met Office official.
He said dust/thunderstorm as well as rainfall were expected at scattered areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper and also central Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan as well as Kashmir. Nevertheless, hot weather is expected in other parts of the country as well as very hot in plain areas.
Rainfall started at 6:30 pm and also proceeded till 8:30 pm. The rainfall revealed the inappropriate water drainage system in the Rawalpindi city. The sewer system in downtown and areas beside Leh Nullah choked and also the water collected in low existing areas.
Nevertheless, the water level in Leh Nullah remained low and did not rise.
On the other hand, electricity in many areas remained suspended. Iesco officials claimed they switched off power supply in areas where gusty winds were blowing to stay clear of any kind of unfortunate scenario.