Rain brings relief to Pakistan, Balochistan expects showers.

Islamabad and Rawalpindi:
The twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi experienced a pleasant change in weather on Friday as showers and hailstorms provided relief from the recent heatwave. Islamabad remained under cloud cover, further enhancing the cool ambiance.

The rainfall extended to Attock and various parts of Punjab, where the accompanying winds contributed to the pleasant weather conditions.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:
In Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, residents welcomed the rain as it brought down the temperature, offering respite from the heat.

The Meteorological Department has forecasted continued rainy weather until Saturday.

A rain-generating system is anticipated to enter Balochistan on Friday, bringing showers to nine districts. Mild weather is expected to prevail on May 10 and 11 due to the rainfall.

Meanwhile, Lahore continues to endure harsh weather conditions, with minimum temperatures projected at 26 degrees Celsius and maximum temperatures reaching up to 41 degrees Celsius. Light rain is anticipated on Sunday, offering some relief from the scorching heat.

Smog Situation:
Lahore’s smog situation remains a concern, with an average reading of 162 recorded on Friday.

National Outlook:
The Meteorological Department had previously predicted predominantly hot and dry weather across the country. However, partly cloudy conditions with the possibility of light rain and thunderstorms may occur in isolated areas, particularly in Gilgit-Baltistan. Daytime temperatures are expected to gradually rise in the plains.