Thunderstorm, rain with snowfall over mountains expected


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