Mercury plunges after rain lashes Lahore
LAHORE: The cold weather intensified in Lahore on Monday after gusty winds followed by the light showers hit different areas of the provincial capital.
The downpour dropped the temperature following the rainfall in various localities including Iqbal Town, Allama Iqbal Town, Faisal Town, Model Town, Jail Road, Canal Road and Gulberg.
Cold breeze and light rainfall provided relief to the people of Lahore from the dry weather causing various diseases including flu, influenza, sore throat and others.
According to Pakistan Meteorologist Department (PMD), the city is likely to receive more rainfall for next 24 hours.
“A westerly wave is affecting western parts of the country and likely to grip upper and central parts of the country on Sunday and may persist till Monday,” the Met department said.
The PMD has also forecast rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills at scattered places in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Lahore divisions), Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, besides at isolated places in Quetta, Zhob, D.G.Khan, Multan, Sahiwal and Bahawalpur divisions.