Mainly cold, dry weather expected

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Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, foggy conditions are likely to develop over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during night and morning hours.

Temperatures of some major cities recorded on Thursday. Islamabad five degree centigrade, Murree three, Lahore nine, Karachi fifteen, Peshawar and Muzaffarabad six, Quetta minus two and Gilgit three degree centigrade.

According to Met Office forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, very cold and dry weather is expected in Srinagar, Leh, Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian and Baramula while partly cloudy and cold in Jammu.

Temperature recorded this morning: Srinagar minus two degree centigrade, Jammu eight, Leh minus nine, Pulwama and Shopian minus one while Anantnag and Baramula zero degree centigrade. The Regional Meteorological Center Peshawar on Thursday predicted that mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most districts of the province, while very cold in hilly areas and upper parts.

It said that shallow fog in isolated pockets is likely to occur over Peshawar to Swabi Motorways during late night and morning hours. During the last 24 hours, mainly cold and dry cloudy weather occurred in most districts of the province, while very cold in hilly areas/ upper parts.—INP