Thunderstorm/rain could occur at isolated places of KPK, upper Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
Weather Forecast – 05:00 PM – May 06, 2015
Partly cloudy to cloudy weather with chances of Isolated thunderstorm/rain is expected over upper KPK (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan and Kohat divisions), upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, and Lahore divisions), Islamabad, upper FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Hot and dry weather conditions associated with dust-raising winds would continue for rest of the country.
Weather Advisory – 12:25 PM – May 06, 2015
After the mini-cyclone left nearly 50 people dead in Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa may have to brace itself for two more weather systems which are expected to enter the upper parts of the country.
Pakistan Sugar market: Both Punjab & Sind prices were almost stable yesterday -06/5/2015 Apparently due to fresh buying activities & because of the ending of the crushing season, said by market sources.
LIFFE White Sugar# 5 Future Contracts Closing – 09:00 AM – May 07, 2015
As on 06th May 2015 (1 USD = 101.60 PKR)
Month MYR/Ton PKR / KG
Aug-15 373.50 37.95
Oct-15 370.90 37.68
Dec-15 376.50 38.25
Mar-16 381.50 38.76
May-16 387.90 39.41
The Sindh cotton market was firm yesterday -06/05/2015. Cotton idea price (New Crop 2014-15) was traded between Rs 5000 – 4400 per maund and Seed cotton (phutty) New Crop 2014-15 at Rs.1800 – 2300 per maund.
Yesterday – 06/05/2015: The Punjab Cotton market was firm. Cotton (New Crop 2014-15) was traded at an idea price between the ranges of Rs.5150-5600 per maund and Seed cotton (phutty) new Crop 2014-15 @Rs.2200 – 2800 per maund.
International Cotton Market Outlook – 10:45 AM – May 07, 2015