Cold, dry weather expected in most parts of country



Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, foggy conditions likely in plain areas of Punjab and Sindh in morning hours.

Temperatures of some major cities recorded this morning: Islamabad and Murree eight degree centigrade, Lahore fourteen, Karachi twenty, Peshawar ten, Quetta three, Gilgit two and Muzaffarabad six degree centigrade.

According to Met Office forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, cold and dry weather is expected in Srinagar, Leh, Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian and Baramulla while cold and dry with shallow fog during morning hours in Jammu. Temperature recorded.

Srinagar, Anantnag and Baramulla two degree centigrade, Jammu nine, Leh minus eight, Pulwama four and Shopian one degree centigrade. On the other hand the Provincial Meteorological Center Peshawar on Monday predicted that mainly cold and dry weather was expected in most districts of the province, while very cold in the hilly areas during the next 24 hours. It said that shallow fog may also occur over Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Charsadda, Peshawar, and D.I. Khan districts, as well as Peshawar to Swabi Motorway during late night/ morning hours.

During the last 24 hours, cold and dry weather occurred in the province, while very cold in hilly areas. Light rain at isolated places occurred in the Khyber district.

The maximum and minimum temperatures recorded at different stations of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were as Peshawar City 26/06, Chitral 17/03, Timergara 23/06, Dir 19/02, Mirkhani 17/00, Kalam 10/-5, Drosh 17/04, Saidu Sharif 22/02, Pattan 22/10, Malam Jabba 09/-1, Takht Bhai 26/06, Kakul 18/03, Balakot 23/03, Parachinar 15/03, Bannu 26/07 , Cherat 14/09 and D.I. Khan 26/12. The lowest temperature recorded in the province was -05°C in Kalam.—APP


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