Cold, dry weather likely to persist

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Islamabad

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Friday forecast cold and dry weather likely to persist in most parts of the country during next 24 hours.

Continental air was prevailing over most parts of the country,while very cold in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan. Minimum temperature’s recorded in (°C): Leh -15°C, Astore, Anantnag -11°C, Skardu -10°C, Kalam, Ziarat, Pulwama, Baramulla -09 °C, Srinagar -08 °C, Kalat, Quetta, Shopian -07 °C, Bagrote, Gilgit -06 °C and Hunza -05°C.

The Bahawalpur Met Office has forecast dry and very cold weather for city for next 24 hours. The highest maximum temperature 26 centigrade and the lowest minimum 06 centigrade were recorded during last 24 hours. The dry and very cold weather have also been forecast for rest of the region.

The Quetta Met Office has forecast mainly cold and dry weather in most parts while very cool along with frosty in central parts with hilly areas of the province during next 24 hours. According to the Met Office, the minimum temperature in Quetta.—APP