LAHORE: Because shallow western waves remain in the northern parts of the region, on Monday and beyond, fog is likely to prevail in the plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh.
In mega Punjab cities, like Lahore, the Air Quality Index began to worsen with growing cold weather.
Cold and dry weather in most parts of the country has been reported as very cold in northern areas and northern Balochistan, according to the meteorological office. In upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and its adjoining hilly areas, rain, with light snowfall, was also reported. The plains of upper Sindh and Punjab were covered by fog, however.
In most parts of the world, the Met office has forecast cool and dry weather with very cold in northern and northern Balochistan and rain on Monday in the midst of moderate snowfall in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan (today).
During morning and night hours, fog is likely to exist in plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh, reads a press release released on Sunday. It was said that during the last 24 hours, cool and dry weather in Kashmir and upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa prevailed over most areas of the country with rain and snowfall.
Muzaffarabad was reported to have received 24mm of rain, Garhi Dupatta (16mm), Rawalakot (01mm), Balakot (14mm), Mir Khani (11mm), Chitral (08mm), Malam Jabba (03mm) and Dir, Pattan, Drosh (01mm). Kalam obtained 03 inches of snowfall and 01 inch of Malam Jabba.
On Sunday, Ziarat (8 ° C), accompanied by Kalat, Leh (-08 ° C), Parachinar, Kalam (-05 ° C), Gupis, Astore, Quetta (-04 ° C), Bagrote, Malam Jabba and Skardu (-03 ° C), reported the lowest minimum temperature.
Lahore and other Punjab cities are constantly experiencing extreme colds, particularly during the night and early morning hours, according to the local Met office.
On Sunday, Lahore’s minimum temperature was 10.3C and Khanewal, Multan and Layyah reported 8C from Jhelum to Okara onwards. “There is no rain forecast, as dry and cold weather with fog is likely to prevail in Punjab in the next 24 hours,” Dawn told an official. He asked people not to fly excessively in the current weather.
Meanwhile, during the last 24 hours, Lahore’s Air Quality Index reported moderate pollution. It was reported as 223 and 224 (PM2.5) for people to wear masks and glasses, remain hydrated, stop excessive travel and relax elderly / asthmatic patients with a guide from the Environment Protection Agency (EPA).