KARACHI: Cold intensified in Karachi as different areas of the city received light winter showers late on Tuesday. The Met Office has forecast further dip in the mercury across Pakistan, Samaa reported.
Elsewhere in the county, rain and snowfall continued in northern areas and at scattered places in Punjab. The Kashmir, KP, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan are under the grip of severe cold amid heavy snowfall.
Forecast for next two days:
More rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills (with few hailstorm) is expected at scattered places in upper KP (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat divisions), FATA, upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha divisions), Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
More cold weather is expected in Sindh and Balochistan, whereas foggy conditions are likely over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during night and morning hours.
Past 24 Hours Weather:
Rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills) occurred at scattered places in Punjab, Kashmir, KP, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Rainfall (mm) during Last 24 hrs:
Punjab: Islamabad (Saidpur 50, Z.P 28, Golra 26, Bokra 21) Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 41, Chaklala 21) Murree 37, Sialkot (cant 17), Mangla, Jhelum 10, Gujrat, M.B din 09, Lahore (A/P 08, City 07) Gujranwala, Shorkot 06, Joharabad 05, Okara 04, Sargodha (City 03 ,PAF 01) Kasur 02,
Kashmir: Muzaffarabad 37, Rawalakot 29, Garidupatta 24, Kotli 19,
KP: Lower Dir 32, Dir 30, Mirkhani 29, Pattan 26, Risalpur 25, Kakul, Drosh 21, Cherat, Balakot 20, Chitral 16, Saidu Sharif 15,Kalam, Malamjabba 13, Peshawar (A/P12, City 06), Kohat 06,
FATA: Parachinar 08,
Gilgit-Baltistan: Skardu 04, Chillas 02, Gupis, Bunji 01.
Snowfall (inch): Malamjabba 08, Kalam 07, Murree 06, Saidu Sharif 03, Astore 02, Skardu 01inch. - Samaa
Story first published: 13th December 2017