Foggy conditions likely to continue


Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said on Thursday that a few westerly waves will reach the central parts of Pakistan resulting in below normal rainfall/snowfall during December 2016.
According to Met Office, foggy conditions are likely to continue over plain areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and upper Sindh during night and morning hours. Cloudy weather conditions with cold and dry weather are expected in most upper parts of the country.
Global climatic conditions and output different forecasting models suggest that the effectiveness of the western disturbances will be weaker in December-January for the South Asian Region including Pakistan.
Situation is likely to relatively improve in January 2017 and near normal rainfall/snowfall are expected.
Fog/smog with variable intensity is likely to prevail in Punjab and KP during December and January.
Day temperature is likely to remain slightly higher than normal during the period.—INP

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