Light rain, snowfall expected at isolated places, shallow foggy conditions to continue in plain areas

Rain-thunderstorm likely in different parts of country

ISLAMABAD, Jan 4 (APP): Light rain with light snowfall over the hills is expected at isolated places in Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and its  adjoining areas in next 24 hours.

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country while shallow foggy conditions are likely to prevail over plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during  morning hours.

Met office reported that a westerly wave is passing over Kashmir  and its adjoining areas.

In last 24 hours rain with snowfall over the hills occurred at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Quetta and Rawalpindi divisions.

Rainfall recorded during this time span was Parachinar 39mm, Dir=12mm, Kalam=8mm, Malamjaba=8mm, Mirkhani=7mm, Chitral=7mm, Drosh=7mm, Muzaffarabad=6mm, Garhi Dupatta=6mm, Quetta (Samungli)=5mm, Quetta (Sheikh Manda)=5mm, Saidu Sharif=5mm, Balakot=5mm, Kohat=4mm, Rawalakot=3mm, Murree=2mm, Bannu=2mm, Cherat=1mm, D.I.Khan=Trace, Dalbandin=Trace, Gilgit=Trace, Islamabad Z.P=Trace, Jhelum=Trace, Kotli=Trace, Mianwali=Trace, Nokkundi=Trace, Peshawar A/P=Trace, Peshawar City=Trace, Rawalpindi=Trace.

Lowest temperatures recorded on Monday were: Skardu -10øC, Parachinar -09øC, Gupis -05øC, Gilgit, Astore -04øC, Kalat -02, Kalam -01øC. Islamabad 03øC, Lahore 06øC, Karachi 14øC, Peshawar 07øC, Quetta 08øC, Gilgit -04øC, Chitral 00øC, Hunza -03øC, Muzaffarabad 04øC, Murree 00øC, Skardu -10øC, Faisalabad 06øC, Multan 08øC, Hyderabad 13øC and Dir 01øC, Kalat -02øC.

Pollen count on Monday was 12 per m3 of air.