Rawalpindi, Islamabad receive first drizzle of current season

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: After a long break, citizens of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad took a sigh of relief from continuous dry spell with the first drizzle on Tuesday morning.


The spell is expected to continue till Saturday with intermittent rains, Director General Pakistan Meteorological Department Dr. Ghulam Rasool told the state-run news agency.

He shared that two more spells are expected in January, adding that the rain spells would have good effects on crops over all.

Explaining the reason of the long dry spell, he stated that according to the weather patterns of Pakistan, after ending el nino usually a long dry spell occur and as the last system was over in May, it is result of the climate activity.

The spell started with weak currents but better rainfall likely from Wednesday with intervals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Northern Areas, Murree, Gilyat, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, an official of Met office told the news agency.

He further informed that snowfall is also likely in Northern areas, Murree Gilyat, Swat and other adjoining hilly areas.

The official said that the current dense fog in central and southern parts of Punjab and upper Sindh would continue but will subside with expected rainfall during the current spell at few areas, however, it will continue in other parts.

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