Cold wave to persist for next 24 hours
KARACHI: The ongoing spell of dry and cold weather is likely to persist in the metropolis for next 24 hours, according to the Pakistan Metrological Department.
The minimum temperature measured in the city on Monday morning was 12 degrees Celsius, while the humidity level in the air was recorded 50 per cent.
The weather department said continental air is likely to prevail over most parts of the country during next few days.
Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Very cold weather is expected in upper parts of the country and frost is also expected during morning hours.
Dense/shallow foggy conditions are likely to prevail in few central and southern parts of Punjab during morning/night hours.
The minimum temperature recorded in the country was –11°C in Skardu, followed by -09°C in Astore and Gupis, while Kalam iced-up with -08°C, Quetta-07°C, Kalat -06°C, Bagrote-05°C and Gilgit, Dir-04°C.