Bone-chilling temperatures have been affecting several parts of Pakistan. So much so that both minimums and maximums are now running below the normal levels. While rain and snow has already made a grand entrance, some more weather activity is on the cards.
At present, an active Western Disturbance is affecting the weather over the Western Himalayas. An induced cyclonic circulation under its influence also persists.
Due to these weather features rain and snow are being observed over many parts of Pakistan. In fact, moderate rains were also recorded over Lahore. During the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Sunday, Layyah received 24 mm of rain followed by 21 mm of rainfall in Lahore along with 20 mm rain in Murree.
Other areas where good rains were observed include Joharabad 17 mm, Noorpur Thal 16 mm, Gujranwala 14 mm, Jhelum 13 mm, Islamabad 13 mm, and Rawalpindi 12 mm.
Not only this, at least a foot of snow has been witnessed over several areas in the higher reaches of North Pakistan including Malanjabba, Muree, Rawalakot, Parachinar, and Neelum Valley.
Now, during the next 24 hours, more rain with isolated snow is expected to be observed over the hills including Peshawar, Lahore, Gilgit Baltistan, POK and parts of Gujranwala and Islamabad.
Throughout the month of January, on and off rain and snow is expected to continue over the higher reaches as back to back Western Disturbances will continue to affect the Western Himalayas.
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