Lahore (Staff Report): Snowfall occurred in Northern parts of country including upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during last 12 hours.

Meteorological Department predicted that heavy rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over hills is expected at scattered places of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, upper Punjab, including Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore and Faisalabad divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir while at isolated places in Quetta and Zhob divisions during next 24 hours. Cold and dry weather expected elsewhere across the country .

Foggy conditions are likely to prevail over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during night and morning hours.

Temperature of some major cities recorded on Thursday morning: Islamabad 10 degree centigrade, Lahore and Peshawar 11, Karachi 17, Quetta 4, Gilgit 1, Murree 3 and Muzaffarabad 5 degree centigrade.