Snowfall & Rain update for Tourist Destinations in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted more snowfall and rain for popular tourist spots such as Murree, Galyat, and other picturesque destinations in Pakistan on Sunday evening and night.
According to the synoptic situation, a westerly wave is influencing most parts of Pakistan and is expected to persist over the next 24 hours. Consequently, rain, wind, thunderstorms, and snowfall in mountainous areas are anticipated in Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, Murree, Galyat, and upper Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa during Sunday evening and night.
The weather forecast indicates that on Monday and Tuesday, rain accompanied by wind, thunderstorms, and snowfall in mountainous regions is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir, and nearby areas, promising a captivating winter landscape at these tourist hotspots.
Travelers planning to visit Murree, Galyat, Malam Jabba, Kalam, Chitral, Dir, Hunza, Astore, Skardu, Gilgit, Garhi Dupatta, Nuzafarabad, and Rawlakot are advised to exercise caution as snowfall may affect transportation in these areas.
The minimum temperature in Murree is expected to range between -03 to -01 degrees Celsius on Monday and Tuesday, providing a chilly yet enchanting atmosphere for tourists.
During the last 24 hours, freezing weather dominated all tourist destinations across the country. Rain, thunderstorms, and snow over mountains were reported in Murree, Galyat, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan, and Kashmir.
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Significant rainfall was recorded in various regions, with Kalam receiving 15mm, Balakot 14mm, and Murree 09mm. Notably, Kalam experienced a substantial snowfall of 7 inches, while Malam Jabba and Murree received 4 inches of snow each.
Despite the chilly weather, tourists eagerly flocked to Murree, Galyat, and other scenic destinations to witness the remarkable snowfall. However, the influx of tourists led to traffic congestion in Murree and surrounding areas, highlighting the popularity of these destinations among domestic and international travelers.