Thunderstorm, rain with snowfall over mountains expected

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Islamabad

Peshawar and scores of other districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa received sporadic rainfall bringing back the cold weather in the region on Thursday.

Pakistan Meteorological Department in a weather report earlier informed that a strong westerly wave entered in Pakistan on Wednesday and likely to persist till Sunday.

Under the influence of this weather system Rain/thunderstorm (isolated heavy falls) with snowfall over the high mountains is expected in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Kohistan, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Kohat, Peshawar, Kurram, Waziristan, Bannu, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal and Jhelum from Wednesday to Sunday.

The met office also forecast Rain-wind-thunderstorm (with hailstorm) in Dera Ismail Khan, Bhakkar, Mianwali, Layyah, Sargodha, Khushab, Hafizabad, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sheikhupura, Narowal, Kasur and Okara from Wednesday(night) to Sunday.—APP