First monsoon rain in Islamabad, Lahore and other cities

ISLAMABAD: Several cities of Punjab and the capital city have received the first monsoon rain which brought joy for the people, media reports on Thursday.

Overnight moderate showers with isolated heavy falls have occurred in many parts of northern Punjab including Islamabad.

The monsoon generally reaches Pakistan during the first week of July while Karachi along with some southern parts of the country gets hit by monsoon by mid of July.