Islamabad, December 6, 2023 – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has released the weather forecast for Thursday, December 7, 2023, indicating predominantly cold and dry conditions across most parts of the country.
The PMD also warned of potential smog/fog in the plain areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and upper Sindh during the morning and night hours.
As of December 6, 2023, the weather forecast reported similar conditions, with mainly cold and dry weather anticipated in most regions of Pakistan. The likelihood of smog/fog was highlighted in the plain areas of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and upper Sindh.
The PMD’s synoptic situation analysis reveals that continental air is currently prevailing over the majority of the country. This atmospheric condition contributes to the overall cold and dry weather experienced in recent days.
Over the past 24 hours, the weather remained cold and dry across most parts of Pakistan, aligning with the seasonal trends expected during this time of the year.
The recorded lowest minimum temperatures today (°C) provide insights into the chilly conditions prevailing in certain regions: Leh at -10°C, Skardu at -07°C, Gilgit, Gupis, Astore, and Pulwama at -04°C, and Kalam, Anantnag, Baramulla at -03°C. Additionally, Hunza, Kalat, Srinagar, and Shopiyan experienced temperatures dropping to -02°C.
The cold spell has prompted residents to bundle up against the dropping temperatures, and the recorded minimum temperatures underscore the winter’s firm grip on various parts of the country.
As the country braces for the forecasted weather on December 7, residents are advised to take necessary precautions, especially in areas prone to smog and fog. Commuters should exercise caution during the morning and night hours, when visibility may be reduced.
The PMD continues to monitor and update the weather conditions regularly, providing valuable information to the public to ensure preparedness and safety. As winter settles in, the Met Office remains a reliable source for the latest updates on weather patterns, assisting citizens in planning their activities and adapting to the changing climatic conditions.