- The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted hot and humid weather.
- Islamabad experienced a high of 31°C at noon, with expectations of cooler temperatures in the evening.
- Continental air prevails over most parts of Pakistan, contributing to the hot and humid conditions.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a forecast for hot and humid weather conditions that are expected to prevail across various regions of the country. Specifically, they have predicted the likelihood of rain-thunderstorm occurrences in isolated areas of Islamabad and its adjacent hilly terrains.
Temperature Of Islamabad
As of today, the temperature in Islamabad reached a peak of 31°C at noon, with expectations of a gradual decrease in temperature as the evening approaches. The humidity level in the city was recorded at approximately 65 percent, and light winds were blowing at a speed of 7 km/h. Notably, the Maximum UV Index stood at 7, signifying high UV radiation levels, while visibility was limited to around 3 km.
Air Quality Of Islamabad
However, concerning the air quality in the federal capital, it was recorded at 171, which falls under the category of “very unhealthy.” This level of air pollution can have immediate adverse effects on sensitive groups, and even individuals in good health may experience discomfort such as difficulty breathing and throat irritation when exposed for prolonged periods. Therefore, it is advisable to limit outdoor activities in light of this air quality condition.
In terms of the synoptic situation, a continental air mass currently dominates most parts of the country, contributing to the prevailing hot and humid weather conditions. Nevertheless, there remains a possibility of rain-thunderstorm activities in specific areas, including Northeast Punjab, Southeast Sindh, Kashmir, and the surrounding hilly regions.