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Roads blocked, power suspended following rain, snowfall in parts of country

KARACHI: Roads were blocked, while power supply was suspended due to intermittent rain and snowfall in some parts of the country Sunday morning.

Snowfall in Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa blocked link roads, stranding people in their houses and barring them from carrying out daily activities.

On the other hand, heavy showers were recorded in Hub, Balochistan which left power supply suspended.

In Karachi, the weather turned pleasant after gusty winds followed by the light rainfall lashed various areas.

Various localities including Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Lyari, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Gulistan-e-Johar, Malir and Saddar received an unexpected rainfall.

“A westerly wave is affecting western parts of the country and likely to grip upper and central parts of the country during Sunday and may persist till Monday,” the meteorological department said.

The PMD has also forecast rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills at scattered places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, upper Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Lahore divisions), Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, besides at isolated places in Quetta, Zhob, DG Khan, Multan, Sahiwal and Bahawalpur divisions.



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