Winters first Rain & snow started in Gilgit

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After a long dry spell, the country received first rain of the current winter season, Director General Met Office told government based radio station that a westerly wave approached upper parts of the country. There are reports of heavy rains in upper areas of Astore and rain and snowfall in Chitral. Lowari Tunnel has been closed for traffic due to snowfall.

Malam Jabba and Swat are also receiving rain.

Isolated light rain and snowfall over the hills is expected over Quetta and Zhob divisions as well Light to moderate snowfall is also expected over the hills of Malakand, Hazara divisions, Galiyat, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.