Clear weather predicted over next week

Westerly waves will likely cause intermittent showers on Sunday in Rawalpindi and Islamabad but clear weather is expected next week, Director General Meteorological Department Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman said Saturday.

From February 27 to March 5 the twin cities are expected to have clear sky with temperature rising to some extent during the period, he said.The next spell of intermittent rains is likely to start from March 7 and continue for three days, the weather expert said.

The quake-hit areas of AJK are expected to remain in the grip of the westerly waves for next two or three days having rain and snow of light to moderate intensity.

Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman said the areas above 7,000 feet in AJK will have widespread rain and snow of light to moderate intensity with maximum temperature between 13 and 15 degree centigrade and minimum temperature between -2 to -4 degree centigrade.

He said in Muzaffarabad maximum temperature of 18 degree centigrade is likely next week and the adjoining villages at higher elevations may have maximum temperature of 10 degree centigrade.–APP

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