Temperatures drop further with first rain of winter season
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Rain in several parts of the country have further brought down the temperatures and considerably improved the situation with respect to smog in Punjab, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.
Rain in Sahiwal, Vehari, Lodhran, Jhang, Fort Abbas, Arifwala, Gojra, Pakpattan and Feroze Watowan and other areas of southern Punjab, in Dera Ismael Khan and North Waziristan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and in several districts of Balochistan, including provincial capital Quetta, made the weather chillier.
Areas of Balochistan such as Muslim Bagh and Ziarat received snowfall; the first of the ongoing winter season.
Weather in Punjab capital Lahore was cloudy since early in the morning, while several parts of the city also received drizzle.
According to the Met Office, intermittent rain is expected in the city throughout the day.
The minimum temperature on Sunday morning was recorded at 10 degrees Celsius.
At the same time, intensity in fog and smog has also been witnessed in the provincial capital and its outskirts.
According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), heavy machinery has been dispatched to the mountainous areas in case roads are blocked because of snow. Reporters: Yasir Arafat, Rabia Khan and Komal Aslam