ISLAMABAD: Upper and central parts of the country remained under the grip of cold as rain and snowfall continued in Azad Kashmir, KP, tribal agencies and Punjab.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast more rain-thunderstorm in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and upper Punjab.
Westerly wave is still affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist till Saturday (morning)..
Next 24 hrs:
More rain-thunderstorm (with light snowfall over the hills) is expected at scattered places in Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, while at isolated places in Hazara, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions and Islamabad. A few hailstorms may occur during the period. Cold & dry / dust raising winds are likely to blow in Sindh and Balochistan.
Next 48 hrs:
Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Kashmir and at its adjoining hilly areas. Cold & dry/ dust raising winds are likely to blow in Sindh and Balochistan.
Rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills) associated with gusty winds occurred at scattered places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar divisions, Islamabad, upper Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Weather remained dry elsewhere in the country.
Rainfall (mm)/Snowfall (Inch):
Punjab: Layyah 22, Murree 11, Chakwal, Kasur 10, Islamabad (Saidpur 10, Bokra 06, Z.P 05, Golra 01), Sialkot 07, Faisalabad 04, M.B.Din, Jhang, Gujrat 02, Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 02, Chaklala 01), Kamra, Bhakkar 01. KP: Malamjabba 18, Kakul 16, Lower Dir 11, Pattan 09, Balakot 08, Kohat 07, Cherat 05, Saidu Sharif 04, Dir 03, Kalam 02. Kashmir: Rawalakot 19, Kotli 17, Garhi Dupatta 08, Muzaffarabad 06, GB: Bagrote 03, Bunji 01.
Snowfall (inch): Malamjabba 07, Murree 05, Astore 01.
Today’s Lowest Minimum Temperatures:
Astore -03°C, Kalam, Gupis, Murree, Bagrote, Hunza, Kalat -02°C, Malamjabba -01°C. – APP