Freezing cold wave continues to grip most parts of the country


LAHORE: Severe cold wave coupled with fog and chilly winds has made the conditions frigid in most parts of the country.

The Pakistan Metrological Department has forecast more rains and snow during the next 48hour.

Citizens remained holed up in their homes to avoid the temperature.

According to reports, the minimum temperature of -10°C was recorded in Gopas where the entire valley has been covered with the white blanket. The tourists have started visiting the Northern areas to enjoy the chilly cold weather but the blockage of roads is irking them.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), more rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected at scattered places of upper KP (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan divisions), upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions), Islamabad, upper FATA, Kashmir, while at isolated places of Makran division and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Very cold and dry weather is expected in other parts of the country.

Today‘s Lowest Minimum Temperatures:

Gopas -10°C, Kalam -09°C, Kalat, Malamjabba, Astore, Parachinar -06°C, Skardu -05°C, Bagrote, Zhob, Hunza -04°C, Chitral -03°C.