Current cold wave will continue till Jan 31: Met department

Current cold wave will continue till Jan 31: Met department

Lahore (Staff Report): The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted that the current cold wave would continue till Jan 31.


The department said that extremely cold and dry Siberian wind affected plain areas of the country on Saturday whereas its upper parts continued to receive intermittent light rain and snowfall.

The Met department forecast mainly cold and dry weather in most parts of the country on Sunday. However, cloudy weather with light rain is also expected in Makran coast and Karachi division during morning hours. Foggy conditions are likely in plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during night and morning hours.

During last 24 hours, Malamjabba recorded 8 inch of snowfall, Kalam 4, Balakot 3, Mirkhani 2, Muzaffarabad 6, and Garidupatta 2.

Skardu’s minimum temperature was -16 degrees C, its lowest so far during the current winter. It was followed by Kalam, Bagrote -11, Astore -10, Gupis, Malamjabba -9, Kalat -7, Parachinar, Hunza, Quetta -5, Murree -4, Mirkhani, Dir, Drosh, Kakul -3, Chitral, Gilgit, Rawalakot, Zhob, Dalbandin -2, Bunji and Muzaffarabad -1.