ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted that upper parts of KP, upper Punjab, Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan regions will receive more rain with wind-thunderstorm and snowfall on Saturday.
According to the PMD report, under the influence of a westerly weather system, many areas of Punjab, Peshawar and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have received the first rainfall of spring. The Met office has further predicted more rainfall in the upcoming month of March will be expected.
In Punjab, Murree received 46mm rainfall, while Layyah 30mm, Mangla and Jhang 28mm, Jhelum and Chakwal 26mm, Faisalabad 23mm, Toba Tek Singh 22mm, Rawalpindi 21mm, Hafizabad 20mm, Sahiwal 16mm and Lahore 15mm rainfall.
In KPK, Dera Ismail Khan received 24mm, Balakot 21mm and Kakul received 18mm rainfall. While, in Azad Kashmir, Muzaffarabad received 35mm rainfall at the airport and 27mm in the different areas of the city.
Met Office report further stated minimum temperature -1 Celsius recorded at Skardu in Gilgit Baltistan, Kalam and Bagrote.