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Three-day anti-polio drive continues despite 7-foot snow in Chitral

Three-day anti-polio drive continues despite 7-foot snow in Chitral
January 29, 2019
CHITRAL (92 News) – The three-day anti-polio campaign is continuing despite 6-7 snow in Chitral on Tuesday. The anti-polio drops were administered to children at Lawari tunnel. The drive will conclude on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Met Office informed that westerly wave is likely to enter western parts of the country on Tuesday (evening/night) and likely to grip different parts on Wednesday. It may persist in upper parts till Thursday.
Under the influence of this weather system:
Widespread rain-thunderstorm (with few moderate to isolated heavyfalls) is expected in Upper Khyber Paktunkhwa (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat and Mardan divisions), Upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Lahore, Faisalabad divisions), Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Wednesday to Thursday (night). Snowfall over hills is also expected in Malakand division (Swat, Chitral, Kalam, Malamjabba & upper Dir), Hazara division, Murree, Galliyat, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during the period. Rain-thunderstorm is expected at scattered places in Lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Bannu, DI Khan divisions) and Southern Punjab (Multan, Bahawalpur, DG Khan and Sahiwal divisions) during Wednesday/Thursday. Rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills) is expected at scattered places in Balochistan (Queta, Zhob, Kalat, Makran, Naseerabad & Sibbi divisions), Sindh (Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Hyderabad, Karachi divisions) on Wednesday.