KARACHI: The mercury goes down by six degrees Celsius in Skardu, as a cold and dry weather spell reported in most parts of the country.
Skardu reported the coldest place in the country with minus six degree temperature.
Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had forecast mainly cold and dry weather on Wednesday. The dry and cold weather will continue for a few days, weather pundits said.
The temperature in Quetta also dropped to the freezing point, while the mountainous regions received light rain and snowfall.
According to weather reports, a shallow westerly wave was affecting northern areas of the country. Islamabad, Peshawar, Chitra, Dera Ismail Khan, Murree, Dir and Muzaffarabad in Azad Kashmir also experiened dry and cool weather.
Cold and frosty winds blowing in Barkhan and other parts of northern Balochistan, while Qalat experiencing intense cold and frosty weather, according to reports.
The weather will remain cold and dry in most parts of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Balochistan during the next 24 hours, the met office predicted.
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