Light rain brings mercury down across Pakistan

By: News Desk
Published: 01:26 PM, 25 Nov, 2020
Light rain brings mercury down across Pakistan
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Light drizzle and intermittent rain is continuing in lower and upper parts of the country including KP and South Punjab lowering the mercury, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Wednesday.

Intermittent drizzle also continued in different parts of Karachi including Malir, Karsaz, Airport, Kalaboard, DHA Phase 5 and Shahra-e-Faisal.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted rains are likely to continue till Wednesday night in Peshawar. In the last 24 hours, Balakot received 14 mm of rain, Parachinar 10 mm and Malam Jabba received 8 mm of rain, 6 mm in Chitral and 3 mm in Peshawar.

The Meteorological Department Peshawar said the lowest temperature was recorded at minus 3 degrees Celsius in Kalam and minus 2 degree Celsius in Malam Jabba.

At Murree hill station, extreme cold temperature kept the tourists inside as it dropped to 1 degree Celsius amid heavy fog in all upper areas.

The TV channel reported that light drizzle was continuing in low-lying areas of Murree and Nowshera since Tuesday night. The Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted rain in low-lying areas and heavy rain in upper areas of the country may occur in the next 24 hours.

“Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Fog is also expected in plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during morning hours. While, hilly areas of Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and north Balochistan will remain under the influence of cold winds,” the Met Office said.

In the last 24 Hours, rain-thunderstorms recorded in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Sindh and snowfall over hills was also recorded.

Minimum temperatures on Wednesday were recorded at: Gupis, Leh -06°C, Kalam -05°C, Bagrote -04°C, Skardu, Astore, Malam Jabba and Gilgit -02°C.