Cold, dry weather expected in most parts of country


Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while very cold in upper parts and north Balochistan. However, rain with snow may occur at isolated places in Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. Fog is likely to occur in few plain areas of Punjab. Temperature of some major cities recorded.

Islamabad three degree centigrade, Lahore seven, Karachi eleven, Peshawar five, Quetta minus six, Gilgit zero, Murree minus three and Muzaffarabad two degree centigrade. According to Met Office forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, cloudy weather with chances of rain and snow is expected in Srinagar, Leh and Baramula, cloudy with chances of rain in Jammu, very cold and partly cloudy in Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian. Temperatures recorded. Srinagar one degree centigrade, Jammu seven, Leh minus eleven, Pulwama and Anantnag zero, Shopian and Baramula minus one degree centigrade.

Meanwhile the local Met Office has forecast dry and very cold weather for the city during the next 24 hours. The highest maximum temperature of 20 centigrade and the lowest minimum of 03 centigrade were recorded during the last 24 hours. Dry and very cold weather has also been forecast for the rest of the region.—INP