Quetta rainfall intensifies cold weather in the region, PMD says

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

20th Jan, 2020. 12:10 pm
PMD predicts rain wind-thunderstorm in upper areas

The rainfall in Quetta and adjoining areas has intensified cold weather in the region after rain and snowfall forecast in Balochistan by the weather department.

According to details, Quetta rainfall intensifies frost conditions in adjoining areas.

According to weather department, concerned departments and agencies have prepared itself for the upcoming harsh weather conditions.

They had finalized arrangements to deal with the situation, officials said.

The PDMA and provincial telecommunication and works department have transported necessary machinery and equipment alongside the main highways in sensitive districts to deal with the possible rain and snowfall.

Director General PDMA Imran Zarghoon monitoring the situation, officials said.

“The government has also deployed 1800 government officials along with the necessary machinery in the 10 sensitive districts of the province to deal with the situation,” the provincial government said.

According to officials, very cold weather expected in upper parts of the country and north Balochistan.

Rain and snowfall expected at scattered places in Quetta, Qilla Abdullah, Pashin, Naushki, Muslim Bagh, Chaman, Chaghi and Zhob.

However, cold and partly cloudy condition is expected elsewhere in the province.

Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast cloudy weather with light rain and light snowfall over hills at isolated places in Baltistan.

Moreover, the minimum temperature in Karachi recorded 9.2 degree Celsius.

While the maximum temperature in the city will reach to 24 o Celsius, according to the weather report.

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