Zilhaj moon sighting likely on September 2 evening: Met office

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ISLAMABAD: Slight chance for the sighting new moon of Zilhaj, 1437 AH on the evening of 02-09-2016 i.e. on 29th of Ziquad, 1437 AH.

Accordingly 1st Zilhaj would be observed on September 03, so the Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on September 13. The new moon of Zilhaj, 1437 AH will be born on crossing conjunction point at 14-03 PST on September 01, an official of Metoffice told APP.

“According to astronomical parameters, there is slight chance for the sighting new moon of Zilhaj,1437 AH on the evening of 02-09-2016 i.e. on 29th of Ziquad, 1437 AH”, he stated.

As par climate record, the weather is expected fair/partly cloudy in most parts of the country.