No likelihood of rain in the foreseeable future: PMD

ISLAMABAD: Most parts of the nation are still suffering from frigid temperatures, with fog continuing to linger on the plains as the nation continues to be affected by a cold and dry period.
Sadly, there doesn’t seem to be any possibility of relief very soon as the weather forecast is for no rain in the foreseeable future.
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The vibrant metropolis of Karachi just had its coldest night of the season, with a two-point dip in temperature.
The city’s minimum temperature is expected to be 10 degrees Celsius, and there are no immediate prospects of rain, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
The temperature drops further with two kilometers per hour of gentle northeast winds.
The Met Office predicts that Karachi will have further cold weather in the following days, with highs set to drop into the single digits.
The Meteorological Department anticipates cold and dry conditions in most districts of Balochistan. While Sibi, Nokundi, and Turbat reported temperatures of 8, 6, and 12 degrees Celsius, respectively, Kalat recorded a minimum temperature of minus 4 degrees Celsius.
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Mehr Sahibzada Khan, the director general of the meteorological department, sees a shift in the weather in the near future. He said there was a chance of rain starting in the final week of January and continuing into February. Rain and snow are expected for the next elections, according to this forecast.
The DG Meteorological Department highlighted the anomalous weather patterns, pointing out that 2023 was the hottest year on record worldwide and that December saw the driest month in 22 years. He stressed that there’s a good chance this cold wave will last for a while.
The temperature this morning in other major cities was 1 degrees Celsius in Islamabad and Peshawar, 5 degrees Celsius in Lahore, 2 degrees Celsius in Quetta, 4 degrees Celsius in Gilgit, 1 degree Celsius in Murree, and 3 degrees Celsius in Muzaffarabad.