Cold, dry weather expected in most parts of country

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Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, partly cloudy weather is likely in Gilgit-Baltistan and upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Foggy conditions are also likely over plain areas of Punjab during night and morning hours. Temperatures of some major cities recorded on Sunday.

Islamabad and Muzaffarabad six degree centigrade, Lahore twelve, Karachi fourteen, Peshawar seven, Quetta and Murree four and Gilgit zero degree centigrade. According to Met Office forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, partly cloudy and cold weather is expected in Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian and Baramula, cold and dry in Jammu, while very cold and partly cloudy in Leh.

Temperature recorded. Srinagar, Pulwama and Anantnag two degree centigrade, Jammu eleven, Leh minus five, Shopian three and Baramula one degree centigrade. The local Met Office has forecast dry to partly cloudy weather for the city for the next 24 hours.—INP