Lahore (Staff Report): Good news for all farmers and other people as after a long dry spell light rain/snowfall has started in various parts of the country today (Tuesday).
A westerly wave is likely to approach upper parts of the country on Tuesday Met Office informed. Under the influence of this weather system, intermittent rain/thunderstorm and snowfall are expected over upper parts of the country from next Tuesday to Saturday.
According to reports, “Scattered rain is expected over Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore divisions), Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir”.
Over the hills of Malakand, Hazara divisions, Galliyat, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir light to moderate snowfall is also expected.
Landslides in the mountainous areas of KP, GB and Kashmir may be trigger due to intermittent rain .
In most parts of the country continental air is prevailing. However, a fresh westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country today (Tuesday) and likely to continue during next 2-3 days.
Primarily cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain is expected at isolated places of Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, upper FATA, Gilgit- Baltistan and Kashmir. Dense foggy conditions are likely to continue over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during night and morning hours.