Unexpected Rainfall Provides Relief from Scorching Heat in Islamabad

The scorching heatwave in Islamabad reached unprecedented levels on June 23, 2023, making it one of the hottest days in history. However, to the delight of the residents, unexpected rainfall graced several areas of the federal capital, offering much-needed relief from the sweltering temperatures.

Feels like temperature crossed 50 degrees celsius in Islamabad

Netizens took to Twitter to share captivating videos capturing the refreshing scenes across the city. It is worth noting that rain was previously forecasted to occur from the following week, but it arrived earlier than expected.

Weather.com, a reliable source for weather forecasts, reported that temperatures in the federal capital soared above 41°C. To exacerbate matters, the “feels like” temperature soared to a scorching 51°C. These extreme conditions have made daily life unbearably uncomfortable for the residents.

In a surprising turn of events, Islamabad even surpassed Dubai in terms of extreme heat on this day. While Dubai recorded a temperature of 37°C, with a “feels like” temperature of 47°C, Islamabad experienced even higher temperatures.

Fortunately, there is hope on the horizon for the people of Islamabad. Weather.com predicts that the heatwave will gradually subside over the next few days, with a rain spell expected to arrive next week. Relief from the scorching heat is finally within reach.

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