Dry weather likely in most parts of country



The provincial meteorological department here Saturday predicted partly cloudy to cloudy weather in most of the districts and cold in hilly areas of the province during the next 24 hours. According to met the office, scattered rain-thunderstorm is expected in Chitral, Upper and Lower Dir, Malakand, Buner, Swat, Shangla, Kohistan, Battagram, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Torghar and Kurram districts.

Isolated light rain and thunderstorm are expected in Peshawar, Khyber, Orakzai, Bajaur, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda and Haripur districts during the same period. Mostly partly cloudy weather would remain over most parts of the Gilgit Baltistan region during the next 24 hours.

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.—APP