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Colder weather ahead: Snow blankets several regions of KP, it finally rains in Lahore

January 5, 2019
Murree, Dir and Azad Kashmir were hit by snow

Weather around the country got colder Saturday morning. Several areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were hit by snow while Lahore finally experienced rain.

It has gotten colder in Lahore because of the rainfall. The Meteorological department has forecast sporadic showers.

The department had been predicting rain in Lahore and its surrounding areas since Monday. The rain was expected to reduce the intensity of the fog.

It snowed in Murree, causing the temperature to drop to -3 degrees. The snowfall is expected to continue till Sunday morning.

Related: Sections of the Motorway closed as dense fog rolls into Punjab

It rained in some parts of Dir and snowed in its mountainous regions. Traffic from the Lowari Pass to Chitral has been suspended due to the snowfall.

It also snowed in Azad Kashmir. Wadi Neelam has been covered by two to five feet of snow. Wadi Leepa Valley, Zila Bagh and Haveli Rawalakot have also received snowfall and several important connecting roads have been closed.

Electricity and phone lines are down in the area as well.

With additional reporting by Zahid Jan in Dir and Ameeruddin Mughal in Muzaffarabad.


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    Shazma   January 6, 2019 12:02 pm/ Reply

    Due to extrem weather educational institutions must be closed for fee more days

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    ar dsvvg   February 12, 2019 6:56 am/ Reply


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