LAHORE: Rain lashed various areas of Punjab including Lahore on Wednesday and turned the weather pleasant.
Numerous areas including Maragzar Colony, Iqbal Town, Johar Town, Abbot Road and Garhi Shahu experienced cool weather, gusty winds and drizzle which dropped the temperature.
According to Met Office, rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan and Kohat divisions, Islamabad, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during the next 12 hours.
Hot and dry weather is expected elsewhere in the country.
Temperature of some major cities recorded on Wednesday morning:
Islamabad 21°C, Lahore 25°C, Karachi 27°C, Peshawar 23°C , Quetta and Muzaffarabad 19°C, Gilgit 17°C and Murree 14°C.