Cold, dry weather to persist, forecasts meteorological department
KARACHI: Mainly cold and dry weather with party cloudy conditions is expected in most parts of the country in the next 24 hours, because of the prevalent continental air and shallow westerly wave, Pakistan Meteorological Department forecasted.
Cold and cloudy weather with chances of drizzle at isolated places in Kohat and Rawalpindi divisions, Malakand, Hazara divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan is expected.
Weather remained very cold and dry in most parts of the country during the past 24 hours. The lowest temperature was recorded up to -12°C.
The current spell of snowfall has transformed Pakistan’s northern region into a winter wonderland. The panoramic views of snow-laden trees, frozen lakes and cosy cottages have compelled tourists to rush to the north to enjoy the fresh snow while getting their perfect Instagram pictures.
The powdery white layer in Skardu, Kalam, Malam Jabba, Murree, Chitral and nearby areas enhanced the landscape, drawing thousands of visitors despite extreme weather conditions. Many people stopped their vehicles on the way to Nathia Gali (a resort town in Abbottabad) to take pictures.
However, daily life has also been stuck owing to the snow and freezing cold weather. Specially, transportation system is facing trouble because of slippery condition.