Cold, Dry Weather Likely In Most Parts; Rain-thunderstorm At Few Places 3 March 2018

Cold, dry weather likely in most parts; rain-thunderstorm at few places 3 March 2018

Mainly cold and dry weather is likely in most parts of the country in next 24 hours while rain-thunderstorm with light snowfall over the hills coupled associated with gusty winds is expected at few places.

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Mar, 2018 ) :Mainly cold and dry weather is likely in most parts of the country in next 24 hours while rain-thunderstorm with light snowfall over the hills coupled associated with gusty winds is expected at few places.

Rainfall is forecast in Malakand, Hazara, Zhob, D.I khan, Bahawalpur divisions and Gilgit-Baltistan during this time span. A westerly wave is affecting central and upper parts of the country and likely to persist next 12 to 18 hours.

In last 24 hours rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds occurred at scattered places in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Islamabad, upper Punjab, Quetta, Zhob, Kalat divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Rainfall recorded during this time duration was : KP: Cherat 23mm, Dir 22mm, Kakul, Kalam 17mm, Balakot 15mm, Malamjabba 13mm, Pattan 06mm, Saidu Sharif, Chitral, Parachinar 05mm, Lower dir 04mm, Peshawar (A/P, City 02mm), Kashmir: Garidupatta 19mm, Muzaffarabad 12mm, Rawalakot 06mm, Kotli 01mm, Punjab: Islamabad (Golra 36mm, Z.

P 04mm), Murree 20mm, Sahiwal 05mm, Shorkot 04mm, Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 03mm, Chaklala 02mm), T.T Singh, Jhang 03mm, Okra, Faisalabad 02mm, Lahore 01mm.

Balochistan: Kalat 05mm, Quetta (Samungli 02mm, S.M 01mm), Ziarat 02mm, Barkhan, Panjgur 01mm, Gilgit-Baltistan: Astore, Bunji and Bagrote 02mm. Minimum temperature recorded on Saturday was: Kalam, Parachinar -02C, Murree 01C, Skardu 03C, Dir 04C, Quetta 05C, Chitral 06C, Muzaffarabad 07C, Gilgit 08C, Islamabad 13C, Faisalabad 14C, Lahore, Peshawar, Multan 15C, Karachi 19C and Hyderbad 21C.

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