Rain drops temperature to 8.3°C

LAHORE: Early morning rainfall caused temperature drop to 8.3 degree centigrade in the city, making all feel the bite in the air on Monday morning.

The rain started in very early hours of the morning and continued with occasional gaps

till 2: 00pm.According to a spokesman of Pakistan Meteorological department, almost entire province was in the grip of a cold wave on Monday, with a number of cities and towns struckby temperatures ranging between 7 and 15 degree centigrade.

“The city may receive rainfall for two more days with whichthe temperature is expected to drop even more”,he added.

Rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills isexpected at scattered places in upper Punjab, Islamabad, upperKhyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan while atisolated places in upper FATA and South Punjab during next 24hours.

Rainfall during last 24 hours (in mm):

Punjab:R.Y khan 20°C,°, Khanpur °C,14, Bahawalpur (city 13, A/P08), Multan 10, Shorkot 05, Sahiwal 08, Okara,T.T Singh 03,D.G khan, Jhang, Sialkot(A/p, Cantt) 02, Kasur,Bhakkar,Faisalabad, Lahore A/P,Lahore PBO, Kot Addu, M.B.Din 01, KP:

Malamjabba 02, Kashmir:Rawalakot, Kotli 02, Garidupatta 01,GB:Astore 01, Sindh:Larkana 03, Dadu, Jacobabad 02, Sukkur01, Balochistan:Barkhan 03. Snowfall (inch):Malamjabba 01°C,.

Minimum temperatures:Quetta,Skardu, Kalat -07°C,, Dalbandin -04°C,,Parachinar -03.