Pakistan Met Office Unveils Weather Forecast for December 9, 2023

Pakistan Met Office Unveils Weather Forecast for December 9, 2023

Islamabad, December 8, 2023 – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has released its weather forecast for Saturday, December 9, 2023, providing citizens with valuable insights into the anticipated weather conditions across the nation.

According to the Met Office, the majority of the country can expect predominantly cold and dry weather on December 9. However, the upper districts may experience partly cloudy conditions. In specific regions, including Gilgit-Baltistan, Chitral, and their surrounding areas, there is a possibility of light rain or snowfall over high mountainous areas. Meanwhile, upper Sindh, plain areas of Punjab, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are likely to witness persistent smog and fog during the morning and night.

The synoptic situation indicates that a continental air mass is prevailing over most parts of the country. Additionally, a shallow westerly wave is approaching the northern regions of Pakistan today, influencing the overall weather patterns.

Looking back at the weather forecast for Friday, December 8, 2023, the Met Office had predicted mainly cold and dry weather in most parts of the country, with upper districts experiencing partly cloudy conditions. Smog and fog were expected to persist in upper Sindh and the plain areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Over the past 24 hours, the prevailing weather conditions included cold and dry weather across most parts of the nation, aligning with the Met Office’s forecast.

Recorded lowest minimum temperatures during the last 24 hours (°C) are as follows: Leh at -10°C, Skardu at -07°C, Astore, Gupis, and Kalam at -04°C, Gilgit at -04°C, and Quetta and Srinagar at -02°C.

As citizens prepare for the upcoming weekend, it is crucial to stay informed about the expected weather conditions. Residents in the upper districts are advised to be cautious of the possibility of light rain or snowfall, while those in regions prone to smog and fog should exercise caution during the morning and night hours.

The PMD continues to monitor the evolving weather patterns closely, providing timely updates to ensure the safety and well-being of the public. Citizens are encouraged to stay tuned to official weather updates and take necessary precautions based on the forecasted conditions.