Waether: (Parts of Punjab, KP receive rain; snowfall on Gilgit, Chitral mountains)

October 24, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: The weather turned pleasant on Sunday morning as Islamabad, Lahore, Multan and several other cities of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces received rainfall the previous night.

Meanwhile, the mountainous areas of Gilgit and Chitral received snowfall, sending mercury to a dip. Different parts of Lahore and surrounding areas received light rain with thunder and lightning in some areas late Saturday, while light downpour began with the break of dawn.

According to the Met office, 3.5 millimeters of rain have so far been recorded in Multan, with temperatures falling from 32 degree Celsius to a chilly 19 degrees.

Peshawar and other areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have also been receiving heavy to light rainfall for the past few hours. The Met office forecasts that intermittent rain and snowfall will continue throughout the day and night, turning the weather pleasant and announcing the start of the winter season.