ISLAMABAD: Most regions of Pakistan are set to experience cold and partly cloudy conditions in the coming twelve hours, according to the MET office. The Meteorological Department forecasts significant rain and snowfall over mountainous landscapes, impacting areas including Islamabad, the Pothohar region, Gilgit-Baltistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP), northern Balochistan, Kashmir, and surrounding hilly terrains.
At the same time, a prediction of shallow to moderate fog is expected in select plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh, urging caution for commuters and residents.
Temperature readings were recorded as follows: Islamabad and Lahore at 10 degrees Celsius, Karachi at 15, Peshawar at five, Quetta at eight, Gilgit at two, Murree at three, and Muzafarabad at six degrees Celsius.
Dense fog in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has continued to disrupt flight operations in Peshawar. On Sunday, four domestic flights were canceled, and four others were diverted from Peshawar to Islamabad for landing due to dense fog.
The dense fog has blanketed parts of Pakistan, especially Punjab, causing disruptions in air, rail, and road traffic and resulting in several road accidents.
As the cold wave persists, the public is advised to take necessary precautions, and transportation services are likely to be affected in fog-prone areas.
Commuters and travelers are urged to stay updated on weather conditions and exercise caution during their journeys. Overall, cold wave sweeps Pakistan, bringing cloudy conditions and anticipated rain in northern regions: MET office.