Cold, dry weather likely in most parts

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Islamabad

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Saturday forecast cold and dry weather over most parts of the country during next 24 hours.
While, very cold in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan however, light rain (light snowfall over hills) is expected in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during night hours,a MET office reported.

Continental air prevailing over most parts of the country. A shallow westerly wave is likely to affect extreme upper parts of country from Sunday (night) till Monday (morning). Minimum temperature recorded in (°C): Leh -15°C, Astore -12°C, Skardu, Gupis, Anantnag -10°C, Kalam -09 °C, Pulwama, Baramulla -08°C, Srinagar, Gilgit -07°C, Shopian, Ziarat -06°C, Quetta, Bagrote and Kalat -05°C.

The Bahawalpur Met Office has forecast dry and very cold weather for city for next 24 hours. The highest maximum temperature 23 centigrade and the lowest minimum 08 centigrade were recorded during last 24 hours. The dry and very cold weather have also been forecast for rest of the region.—APP