Country in grip of severe cold
Lowest temperature of minus 6 degree centigrade recorded in Astor.
According to Meteorological Office, cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country on Saturday [Jan 24].
The lowest temperature of minus 6 degree centigrade was recorded in Astor.
Other cities having temperature below the freezing point include: Skardu, minus 4, Gopis and Kalat minus 3, Quetta and Chilas minus 2 and Murree 1 degree centigrade.
Temperature of other major cities: Islamabad, three degree centigrade, Lahore 8, Karachi 15, Peshawar 7, Gilgit 2 and Muzaffarabad 5 degree centigrade.
According to synoptic situation, westerly wave is still affecting northern parts of the country.