In the ever-changing tapestry of Pakistan’s weather, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) paints a picture of mainly dry conditions sweeping across Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and various regions on Tuesday evening/night and Wednesday. The synoptic situation reveals the dominance of continental air over the country, with a westerly breeze poised to grace the upper reaches on Thursday.
As the meteorological chessboard unfolds, residents of the twin cities can anticipate a spell of dry weather under the influence of these atmospheric conditions. The chill will felt in the upper parts of the country, setting the stage for a cold embrace on Tuesday evening/night and Wednesday.
Looking ahead to Thursday, a subtle shift in the weather dynamics introduces partly cloudy skies and the promise of scattered light rain. However, the tranquility may be accompanied by the development of fog/smog in the plains of Punjab, Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the morning hours, adding an ethereal touch to the landscape.
Zeroing in on the thermometer, Islamabad forecasted to experience a minimum temperature ranging between 05-07 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, slightly ascending to 07-09 C on Thursday. Meanwhile, Rawalpindi expected to register a minimum temperature oscillating between 08-10 C on Wednesday and 10-12 C on Thursday.
In the rearview mirror of the last 24 hours, dry weather took center stage across most parts of the country, casting a wintry spell over the northern regions. Leh claimed the title of the coldest spot, with temperatures plummeting a remarkable 06 C below freezing. The capital city, Islamabad, recorded a minimum temperature of 07 C, accompanied by a morning relative humidity of 93 percent. In Rawalpindi, the mercury dipped to 10 C, with a morning relative humidity of 88 percent.