KP, Punjab in grip of cold wave after rain

ISLAMABAD/QUETTA: Heavy rainfall coupled with snowfall in Khyber Pakhtonkhwa, Balochistan has intensified chilly wave in several cities of the provinces, ARY Information reported on Saturday.

The Pakistan Meteorological Division has additionally predicted rainfall with snow on the hills because the westerly wave affecting western and higher components of the nation would more likely to grip totally different components of the nation immediately.

Director Nationwide Climate Forecasting Centre (PMD) Dr Khalid mentioned that the prevailing climate system was persisting within the nation’s northern areas, higher and central Punjab, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The sample would stay Saturday night time persisting until Sunday morning whereas the present climate state of affairs was a traditional one, he added.

Based on PMD climate forecast, extra rain (with snowfall over the hills) was anticipated at scattered locations in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Faislabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

Nonetheless, mild rain and drizzle was additionally anticipated at remoted locations in Kalat, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Multan, Bahawalpur, Sahiwal and Sukkur divisions.

Partly cloudy climate with mild rain and drizzle at few locations was additionally anticipated alongside Sindh-Makran coast together with Karachi, it added.

The forecast for subsequent 24 hours predicted extra rain (with snowfall over the hills) anticipated at scattered locations in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi, Lahore divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir, whereas at remoted locations in Faislabad and Sahiwal divisions.

The minimal temperatures have been recorded in Bagrote -09’C, Skardu, Astore, Gupis -08’C, Kalam, Hunza-06’C, Malanjabba -05’C, Parachinar -04’C, Muree, Dir -03’C, Gilgit -02, Bunji, Kalat, Mirkhani, Drosh -01’C.



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