Met Office predicts rain, heavy snowfall.

RAWALPINDI -- A westerly wave is affecting several parts of the country and likely to grip upper and western regions in the next 24 hours which may lead to a drop in temperature. This wave is likely to persist from Jan 11 to 13.

During this time, according to the Met Office advisory, moderate rain is expected in the capital city whereas road closures are expected in upper areas following snowfall.

According to the Met Office, a westerly wave is likely to enter North Balochistan during the night of Jan 10 and likely to grip upper parts on Jan 11 (Wednesday). Under the influence of this weather system, rain/snowfall (isolated heavy fall) is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Ziarat, Nokkundi, Dalbandin, Harnai, Qilla Saifullah, Qilla Abdullah, Chaman, Muslim Bagh and Pishin on Jan 11.

Rain (moderate to isolated heavy snowfall) is expected in Murree, Galiyat, Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit-Baltistan (Diamer, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Chitral, Dir, Swat, Malakand, Kohistan, Mansehra and Abbottabad from Jan 11 to 13.

Moderate rain is also expected in the Potohar region, Charsadda, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Bannu, Karak, Peshawar, Nowshera, Swabi...

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