GUJRANWALA/ISLAMABAD - On Friday, two children died of electrocution following heavy rains in the city According to media reports, on Thursday night torrential rain started to fall in Gujranwala and continued on Friday, causing rain water to accumulate in several areas of the city. Electricity wires fell into rain water in several areas resulting in the electrocution and death of two children. Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast rain/thundershowers in scattered locations of northeast Punjab including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore and Sargodha divisions during next 24 hours.
According to the synoptic situation, seasonal low lies over Northeast Balochistan and monsoon currents are penetrating the northern regions of the country. Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, however, rain/thundershower is likely to take place in isolated regions of Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar and Kohat divisions during the next 24 hours. Mainly hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of Balochistan and Sindh in the next 24 hours. Partially cloudy weather is expected with a chance of rain/thundershower in scattered areas of Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan during the next 24 hours. Maximum temperatures recorded during the last 24 hours were as following: Islamabad 33 (C), Lahore 36 (C), Karachi 34 (C), Peshawar 39 (C), Quetta 37 (C), Murree 35 (C), Muzzafarabad 34 (C), Gilgit 35 (C) and Faisalabad and Multan 40 (C). Relative Humidity recorded these days is 58 percent.