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 are likely to develop over few plain districts of Punjab during morning hours. Temperatures of some major cities recorded on Monday morning.

Islamabad seven degree centigrade, Lahore eleven, Karachi nineteen, Peshawar eight, Quetta and Gilgit minus one, Murree and Muzaffarabad five degree centigrade. According to Met Office forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, cold and dry weather is expected in Srinagar, Jammu, Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian, Baramula while very cold and dry weather in Leh. Temperature recorded. Srinagar minus one degree centigrade, Jammu eleven, Leh minus seven, Pulwama and Shopian zero, Anantnag and Baramula one degree centigrade.

On the other hand the Regional Meteorological Center Peshawar on Monday predicted that mainly cold and dry weather was expected in most districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while very cold in upper parts of the province during the next 24 hours. It said that fog in isolated pockets is likely to occur over Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Charsadda, Peshawar and D.I. Khan districts, as well as over Peshawar to Swabi Motorway during late night and morning hours.—INP