Dense fog, cold wave to persist during the week

Dense fog, cold wave to persist during the week

ISLAMABAD: Dense fog and the cold wave which had gripped the country were likely to persist during the entire week, Chief Meteorologist Dr Ghulam Rasool said on Monday.

Rasool said the foggy conditions would persist as no rain is being expected during the entire week. “Mainly cold and dry weather is being expected in most parts of the country during the next few days,” he said. “Zero visibility from midnight to morning, which is common in the plains of Punjab, will also continue,” he added. Very cold and dry weather was being expected in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh, whereas shallow fog and misty conditions would be expected in Peshawar and Sukkur.

The lowest minimum temperatures recorded during the last 24 hours were, Skardu 14 Celsius, Astore -12 Celsius, Kalam and Parachinar 11 Celsius, Kalat and Quetta -10 Celsius, Sibbi -05 Celsius. Very cold and misty weather were being expected in most parts of Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan during the next 24 hours. – PT