Cold, dry weather likely in most areas



Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Wednesday forecast cold and dry weather in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours. However, partly cloudy weather expected in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan, while very cold persist in Balochistan, the MET office reported. Continental air prevailing over most parts of the country. Minimum temperature’s recorded in (°C): Leh -15°C, Astore -12°C, Gupis, Skardu -11°C, Kalam -09 °C, Quetta, Baramulla, Pulwama -08 °C, Kalat, Bagrote -07°C, Gilgit -06°C, Parachinar and Hunza -05°C.

The Meteorological department on Wednesday predicted cold and dry weather in the metropolis over the next 24 hours. The minimum and maximum temperatures are expected to remain from 08 to 10 and 25 to 27 degrees centigrade, respectively with 60 to 70 percent humidity, in Karachi over the next 24 hours. Cold and dry weather is likely to prevail over the province while hazy or mist morning across Sindh during the next 24 hours.

Regional Meteorological Center, Peshawar on Wednesday predicted the dry and cold weather to persist in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the next 24 hours. It said some areas of the province including Kalam, Parachinar, and Mirkani were in the grip of severe cold as the mercury plummeted to -10 in Kalam while -4 in Parachinar and -3 in Mirkani. In Peshawar, the minimum temperature recorded in centigrade was 1 degree while the maximum was 23 degree. In Bannu, the minimum temperature remained 2, in taking Bhai 1, and in Saidu Sharif the minimum temperature was recorded as 3 degrees.—APP

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