Hello and welcome to your daily weather show, with your host Shazia Mehmud. It’s April now, so time to catch up on the latest weather predictions from our state-of-the-art forecasting centre in Lahore. Summer is coming, so how’s the weather going to look?
First of all, we need to pay attention to a band of low pressure which is sweeping across the country. This will have the effect of ushering in a period of hot, sunny weather across much of northern Pakistan. However, across southern Pakistan, by contrast, there is a band of high atmospheric pressure coming in from the Arabian Sea, which will have the entirely different effect of ushering in a period of hot, sunny weather.
Central Pakistan will see a period of what appears to be hot, sunny weather. In Baluchistan, on the other hand, the weather will be sunny and hot. In northern Pakistan it’s worth considering the possibility that the weather will be hot and sunny, with very hot intervals.
Some readers have emailed in to ask how the weather will be in their locality. Mahmud in Abbottabad, for example, says that his sister is getting married this week and wants to know if the weather will be suitable. Well, Mahmud, we can confirm that the weather for your sister’s wedding will be hot and sunny. Yasmeen in Karachi says that she’s planning a trip to the beach with her family but doesn’t want rain to spoil the day – no worries, Yasmeen, since the weather will definitely be hot and sunny! And finally Nadeem from Gilgit wants to know if he will be able to do his outdoors photography course or if clouds will spoil the day – no need to worry, Nadeem, it will definitely be hot and sunny.
The situation is likely to change in a week or so, when a band of very hot weather will come in from Iran. This will increase the temperatures by, ooh, I don’t know, lots. Seriously, lots and lots. Don’t worry, though, it will still be sunny. Very sunny.
Oh look, a viewer from Multan has just texted in to ask if his team’s cricket match will be able to go ahead next Tuesday. Well, sir, I have only this to say: is it possible for heat to stop play? Or sun? Ha ha, only joking! Although seriously, you might want to check that out.
And now we can go live to our very own weather reporter who has been standing outside the studio here in Lahore to report on our own weather. Zubair, how are things out there? Hello? Hello? Zubair, can you hear me? What’s that? He’s collapsed from sunstroke? Well, I guess that answers my question! Thanks for your dedication to duty, Zubair!
That’s about all for today, viewers. Remember, watch out for hot weather, also sunny weather, and especially very hot and sunny weather, variations of which will be on the cards until, ooh, November. Until then…