Heavy rain, snow expected across Pakistan

Heavy rain, snow expected across Pakistan

Lahore (Staff Report): The Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted on Sunday that another spell of rain and snow is expected to hit the country between Monday and Thursday.

Met has predicted that the new wave of rain and snowfall will be much more intense than the previous.

According to Met, a strong westerly weather system of winds has entered Balochistan which would trigger cold and rain in parts of the country.

The rainwater could cause flooding in nullahs and streams of Balochistan, the Met warned.

The mountains of Quetta, Zhob and Kalat are also likely to be blanketed in snow during the coming week. Heavy snow is expected in the mountains in Murree, Galyat, Hazara, Malakand and Kashmir.

Besides, landslides are feared to occur in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

The Met has advised people to follow the precautionary measures directed by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)/National Highway Authority (NHA) for travel during rain.