Cold & dry weather likely in most parts of country:PMD



Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts during the next 24 hours, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast.

While very cold in north Balochistan and upper parts of the country during the period.

Isolated light rain/light snowfall over the hills is expected in Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan during the period.

Fog is likely to occur in plain areas of Punjab during night and morning hours. According to the synoptic situation, a westerly wave was affecting the western and upper parts and likely to persist during the next 12 hours. During the last 24 hours, rain/snowfall occurred in north-east Punjab, Kashmir, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and north Balochistan. Cold and dry weather prevailed in other parts of the country.

The rainfall recorded during the period was Punjab: Mandi Bahaudin 65mm, Mangla 58, Jhelum 36, Murree 27, Faisalabad 25, Gujrat 23, Sialkot (Airport 21, City 09), Hafizabad 20, Narowal 19, Islamabad (Zero Point 22, Saidpur 19, Golra, Bokra 13, Airport 06), Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 20, Chaklala 19), Sargodha 12, Gujranwala 10, Chakwal 08, Lahore (Lakshmi Chowk 08, City 05, Chowk Nakhda, Pani wala Talab 04, Airport 03, Mughal pura, Farrukhabad) , Gulshan Ravi, Iqbal Town. APP