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Weather turns chilly after rain lashes parts of country

ISLAMABAD: 07, JANUARY, 2022: Intermittent rain continues to hit most parts of the country for the fourth consecutive day.
Rainfall turned the weather chilly and decreased the temperatures.
According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the existing weather system producing rain over the country is likely to continue further in Balochistan and expected to extend to upper parts today (Friday).
In its reports, the weather office said, downpour is likely to lash Quetta, Ziarat, Pishin, Zhob, Qila Abdullah, Nokkundi, Dalbandin, Noshki, Turbat, Panjgur, Gwadar, Pasni, Jiwani, Lasbella, Kalat, Khuzdar, Mastung, Naseerabad, Jaffarabad, Jhalmagsi, Bolan, Sibbi, Kohlu, Barkhan, Sukkur, Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, Dadu, Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Mirpurkhas and Khairpur till Friday.
On the other side, showers with snowfall over the hills (isolated heavy to very heavy falls) is also expected in capital, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Chitral, Dir, Swat, Malakand, Kohistan, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Abbottabad, Haripur, Swabi, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar, Charsadda, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mandi Bahauddin, Sargodha, Khushab, Bhakkar, Mianwali, Faisalabad, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Lahore and Kasur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Layyah, Rajanpur, Multan, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Okara, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Rahimyar Khan till Sunday morning.
Other than that, Quetta, Pishin, Ziarat, Qilla Abdullah, Harnai, Chaman may receive heavy snowfall today (Friday) while it would continue in Murree, Galliyat, Neelum valley, Bagh, Haveli, Rawalakot, Naran, Kaghan, Hunza, Gilgit, Skardu, Astore, Chitral, Dir, Swat and Malam Jabba till Sunday afternoon.
Heavy rainfall on Friday may generate flash flooding in parts of country including Sibbi, Bolan, Mastung, Kalat, Khuzdar, Lasbella, Naseerabad and Kohlu and hill torrents of Dera Ghazi Khan while urban flooding in Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan and Sargodha on Friday and Saturday, the Met Office said.
The department has advised the concerned authorities to remain alert during this period. (04)

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