Dry weather expected



Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). While cold weather is likely in hilly areas during night and morning hours.

Cloudy weather with chances of light rain-wind/thunderstorm is likely at isolated places in Kurram and Waziristan. According to the synoptic situation, continental air was prevailing over most parts of the country. During the last 24 hours, dry weather prevailed over most parts of the country, while cold in the northern parts. The lowest minimum temperatures recorded during the period were Leh -08C, Kalam -06, Astore and Gupis -02C. The Provincial Meteorological Center on Thursday predicted dry weather in most districts of the province while cold in upper districts and hilly areas.

During the last 24 hours, cold weather prevailed in most parts of the KP. The maximum and minimum temperatures recorded in (°C): Peshawar City 28/10, Chitral 15/05, Timergara 25/11, Dir 20/01, Mirkhani 18/02, Kalam 10/-06, Drosh 13/04, Saidu Sharif 24/05, Pattan 21/10, Malam Jabba 10/02, Takht Bhai 26/08, Kakul 20/03, Balakot 22/06, Parachinar 18/02, Bannu 28/11, Cherat 19/08, D.I. Khan 27/13, Kalam -06 and Tirah valley of Khyber district -02.

Meanwhile According to Met Office forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, cold and dry weather is expected in Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian and Baramula and very cold and dry weather is expected in Leh while dry in Jammu. Temperatures recorded this morning.—APP