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February 24, 2019
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Rain, thunderstorm expected in next 24 hours

KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department said on Saturday that a fresh western disturbance is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist.

A statement from the Met office said, rain-thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills) is expected at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Bannu, D.I. Khan divisions), FATA, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan

R ain is also expected at isolated places in upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore, Faisalabad divisions), Quetta, Zhob divisions and Islamabad. Light rain-thunderstorm/drizzle is also expected along Makran, Sindh coast.

Cold and dry weather is expected elsewhere in the country. Dense foggy conditions are likely to prevail over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during night and morning hours۔

Weather Outlook for next 48 hours

Rain-thunderstorm (snowfall over the hills) is expected at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Bannu, D.I. Khan divisions), FATA, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan while at isolated places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Quetta, Zhob divisions and Islamabad. Light rain-thunderstorm/drizzle is also expected along Makran, Sindh coast. Cold and dry weather is expected elsewhere in the country. Dense foggy conditions are likely to prevail over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during night and morning hours۔

Past weather:

The weather remained cold and dry in most parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm occurred at isolated places in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Quetta division, and FATA. Dense foggy conditions prevailed over most plain areas of Punjab & upper Sindh.

Rainfall (mm): Chitral 11, Dir, Mirkhani 09, Drosh 07, Kalam, Lower Dir 04, Parachinar 03, Quetta 01.

Today’s Lowest Minimum Temperatures: Skardu -04°C, Hunza, Gupis -03°C, Kalat -02°C, Gilgit -01°C.