Rain, snowfall intensify cold waves in K-P, Balochistan

Quetta, Ziratat and adjoining areas received almost six inches of snow which is likely to continue till Monday


News Desk January 05, 2020
PHOTO: EXPRESS NEWS

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday said that northwestern districts of Balochistan along with many parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) received rain and snowfall which intensified the cold waves, Express News reported.

According to the weatherman, Quetta, Ziarat and adjoining areas received almost six inches of snow which is likely to continue till Monday.

Meanwhile, Dera Ismail Khan, northern and southern Waziristan continue to receive rain and snowfall since Saturday night.

Quetta turns white with season’s first snowfall 

Snowfall in Wana, Azam Warisk, Shah Almal, Shakai valley, Raghzai and Pak-Afghan border Angor Ada had disrupted traffic and blocked roads connecting to various parts of the country.

The accumulation of snow on the road leading to Lowari tunnel has left the travellers stranded.

Dera Ghazi Khan in Southern Punjab along with mountainous areas of Suleman range continue to receive light showers.

Heavy rainfall is expected in plain areas of Balochistan on Sunday and on Monday, whereas the the PMD has warned about overflowing of streams and nullahs in Northern Balochistan.

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