Mainly cold, dry weather expected

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Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while very cold in Balochistan, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. Frost is likely to occur over plain areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Sindh, Pothohar region and Kashmir during morning hours. Windy weather conditions are also likely in plain areas.

Temperatures of some major cities recorded on Monday morning Islamabad, Gilgit and Muzaffarabad two degree centigrade, Lahore and Peshawar four, Karachi ten, Quetta minus five and Murree minus two degree centigrade. According to Met Office forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, very cold and dry weather is expected in Srinagar, Jammu, Pulwama, Anantnag and Shopian, partly cloudy and very cold in Leh and Baramula. Temperatures recorded. Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag and Baramula minus one degree centigrade, Jammu six, Leh minus twelve and Shopian zero degree centigrade.

On the other hand the Provincial Meteorological Center Peshawar on Monday predicted Cold and dry weather in most parts of the province. It said that frost is likely to occur in the early morning hours while windy weather conditions may occur in plain areas. During the last 23 hours, very cold and dry weather prevailed over most parts of the province. Light Rain occurred at isolated places in Mohmand and Dir. Rain Recorded (in mm): Ghalanai 03, Dir 01.—APP