Light rain adds chill to weather in Lahore, other cities

Karachi, other parts of country to receive two rain spells

10:49 AM | 4 Jan, 2022
Light rain adds chill to weather in Lahore, other cities

LAHORE – Drizzle in Punjab capital helped subside toxic smog while a number of cities in the country have received downpour early Tuesday.

Amid the alarming smog-triggered pollution, the country’s second-largest metropolis has breathed a sigh of relief as the intermittent rain cleansed the atmosphere.

Meanwhile, more drizzles are predicted for the next few days. Light showers in other cities including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Sahiwal, Chichawatni, Sheikhupura, Mian Channu, Dunyapur, and Jacobabad also turned the weather cold.

Rain spells are expected to hit seaside city Karachi which will plummet the mercury in the metropolis. PMD said that the downpour is expected in the metropolis from Tuesday night and will continue for three days.

Met officials also said that a strong westerly wave has entered western and upper parts of the country and is likely to grip the country, it may persist until Friday.

Meanwhile, a thunderstorm with snowfall is expected at scattered places in Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, upper Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan, and Kashmir during the next 24 hours.

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Isolated heavy falls are also likely in parts of Balochistan while heavy rain and snowfall in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are also likely during the said period.