MIRPUR (AJK)-Plains as well upper reaches of Azad Jammu & Kashmir are predicted to receive the much-awaited rain and snowfall respectively during the next 24 hours after thick black clouds covered the entire liberated territory since Monday evening. MET office experts predicted the first downpour of the just-starting winter which is expected to continue till Wednesday intermittently.
Cold air has started blowing sincere Monday afternoon decreasing mercury to the greater extent across AJK including Mirpur, the city of the country's largest reservoir - Mangla dam.
'Namaz e Iztasqa' was repeatedly offered since past many days across AJK for the early rainfall to break the dry spell and thick smog that had thrown hundreds of the people sick in various parts of the state since about past two weeks particularly.