Rain, Snowfall Expected in Parts of Country: Pakistan


Winter has descended upon Pakistan and the Met Office has forecast snowfall in the mountains and rainfall in several cities.

According to Meteorological Department (Met) Office, some parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, North-eastern Balochistan, Sindh, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir are likely to receive rain with lightning and strong winds while snowfall is expected in hilly areas.

On Monday, most parts of the country experienced cold and dry weather.

Meanwhile, some areas of Multan, Khanewal, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Layyah and Barkhan received light rain which turned the weather pleasant there.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (Met) department reported that Multan recorded 5 mm of rain.

The rains also resulted in landslides in Malakand, Hazara, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.

Moreover, the rains have damaged many mud houses in Qila Saifullah. The weather of Quetta turned chilly by receiving snowfall in the previous month.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted widespread rain and snowfall over the hills accompanied with a windstorm in Quetta, Zhob, Kalat, Makran, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad divisions in Balochistan and Sindh.

Meanwhile, commuters have been undergoing difficulties while snowfall blocked several routes and highways in the country.

Several inches of snow has been expected in Murree, Galyat.


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