December passes without rain for the first time since 2011: Met office

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Climate changes have badly affected weather conditions as no rain was observed in December month whereas there is also no prediction about downpour in January 2017.

It is for the first time after 2011 that December month has passed without rain.

Experts said at that time, the temperature was low due to which cold intensity was there but now, the temperature has increased due to delay in rains.

According to a report, 23 to 119 millimeter rain was recorded in various cities in December 2012 while 11 to 22 millimeter downpour was witnessed in December 2013.

In 2014 and 2015, 6 to 108 millimeter rainfall was observed.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) analysts said that due to climate changes, 2016 was extremely hot however, such conditions may prevail in the country for which steps have to be taken.