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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Several cities of Pakistan face cold wave and thick fog

Upper areas of Gilgit-Baltistan are facing extreme weather conditions where the temperature has decreased below the freezing point. Snowfall has now halted in northern areas. But the freezing wind from the mountainous range has decreased the temperature. The minimum temperature of -17 was recorded in Skardu, -15 in Astore and -12 in Hunza.

Extreme cold weather conditions in Pakistan

People in Kashmir, Sawat, Malamjabba, Kalam, Kurram Agency and Hazara Division are also facing extreme winters. While the plain areas of Punjab and Sindh remained covered under thick fog. A passenger coach turned turtle in Muzaffargarh, Azad Kashmir; due to dense haze wounding six passengers.

The met department of Pakistan ( told that the current cold wave will continue to freeze different parts of Balochistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan for the next three days.

Source: Geo News (

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