Cold wave continues to grip country from Khyber to Karachi

ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (APP): A spell of cold wave has continued to envelope the country as Karachi has finally experienced chilly winds that have caused the temperature to decrease.
Snowfall has blanketed Murree, Kashmir, Naran and Kaghan after which 4.5 feet snowfall was recorded in Malam Jabba, 2.5 feet in Kalam and 2 feet was observed in Neelum Valley, a private news channel reported on Monday.
Temperature dropped to -11 degrees in Skardu and -10 degrees in Quetta whereas transportation at National Highway suspended due to dense fog.
According to Met office, mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Rawalpindi, upper FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
Foggy conditions are likely to continue over plain areas of Punjab and Sindh during night and morning hours.