Incessant rain, snowfall turn weather more chilly across country

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07 Feb, 2019 10:51 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Weather turned more chilly due to incessant rain in plain and snowfall in mountainous areas on Thursday.

Snowfall blanketed the northern areas, while Ghaliyat received up to one-foot snow. All roads were closed after the snowfall. People are facing shortage of food items due to lack of transport. Meanwhile, power supply to the affected areas has been suspended.

Several villages have been cut off from Upper Dir, Kohistan, Harawal, Daug Darra, Hattan Darra and Ashiri Darra.

The new traffic advisory has been issued for tourists due to heavy snowfall. The police have stopped the tourists from taking selfies along the road.

In Lahore, the incessant rain that started in the morning inundated several areas. Faisalabad, Muridke, Narowal, Shakargarh, Sheikhupura and Sharqpur also received the rain that added to the chill.

Moreover, incessant rain coupled with hailstorm lashed Mian Channu, Kasur. Hujra Shah Muqeem, Basirpur and Depalpur. The rain with cold winds further dropped mercury in Uch Sharif, Liaquatpur and Southern Punjab.

Cold winds in Karachi are likely to make the weather more chilly.

The Met Office has predicted more rains and snowfall during the next 24 hours.

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