Cold Wave to prevail in Karachi this week says PMD

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

12th Jan, 2021. 11:03 am
Karachi Cold Weather

Karachi will continue to experience a cold wave till January 16, predicted Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Tuesday.

According to the Met Office, night time temperature is likely to remain between 10°C and 11°C.

The Met Office has predicted cold nights in Karachi this week with temperatures ranging between 6°C and 8°C.

The weather is likely to turn cold again by the end of this month under the influence of a westerly disturbance.

In addition to this, the Met Office has said that cold and dry weather is likely to prevail over most parts of the country while very cold in Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and north Balochistan.

Dense fog is likely to prevail in plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during the next twelve hours.

The road traffic disrupted owing to poor visibility caused by dense fog in different parts of Punjab including Lahore.

Motorway section M-2 from Islamabad to Lahore was closed for traffic due to poor visibility caused by dense fog, a spokesperson of the Motorway Police said.

Moreover, the motorway from Multan to Khaniwal and section M-5 from Rohri to Multan was also closed due to fog, according to the motorway police.

The temperature of some major cities recorded this morning:

Islamabad 2 degree centigrade, Lahore 6, Karachi 8, Peshawar 4, Quetta -6, Gilgit -4, Murree 0 and Muzaffarabad 3 degree centigrade.

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