Islamabad: Meteorological Department Wednesday forecasted mainly cold and dry weather will persist in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours.

However, foggy conditions are likely to prevail over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during morning hours.

Temperature of some major cities recorded on Wednesday morning: Islamabad seven degree centigrade, Lahore eleven, Karachi eighteen, Peshawar nine, Quetta four, Gilgit zero, Murree five and Muzaffarabad seven degree centigrade.