Rain in parts of Lahore turns weather cold
According to Pakistan meteorological department, Jail Road, Gulberg, Mall Road, and Model Town were among the areas that received light rainfall. The minimum temperature recorded in the city was 5 degrees Celsius.
The weather department said a westerly wave is affecting western and upper parts of the country and likely to grip different parts of the country on Friday and Saturday.
PMD stated that rain-thunderstorm with snow over the hills is expected at scattered places in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore, Faislabad divisions, Malakand, Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat divisions, Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, while at isolated places in Quetta, Zhob, Sukkur, Bannu, D.I khan, Multan, D.G.Khan, Bahawalpur and Sahiwal divisions during the next 24 hours.
Partly cloudy weather with light rain/drizzle at few places is also expected along Sindh-Makran coast including Karachi.
Snowfall over the hills is also expected during the next 24 hours in Malakand. Swat, Chitral, Kalam Malamjabba, upper Dir, Hazara division, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.