ISLAMABAD: Cold wave caused by moderate rain and snowfall will grip different parts of the country on Saturday (today).
Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast more winter rain with snowfall over the hilly areas.
According to the met office, more rain with snowfall over the hills is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions, Islamabad, upper FATA, Kashmir & Gilgit-Baltistan. Very cold and dry weather is expected in other parts of the country.
However rain- thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills expected at a number of places in Balochistan.
In Sindh, rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places of the province on Saturday.
Rain and snowfall with isolated heavy falls is expected at a number of places in Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir on Saturday and Sunday.
Foggy conditions are likely to continue over plain areas of Punjab during night and morning hours.
Met Office has warned that there is a risk of landslides and flashfloods due to intermittent rain in the vulnerable areas of upper KP, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir on Saturday and Sunday.