LAHORE - Local meteorological department has forecast rain-thunderstorm (with snowfall over the hills ) at isolated places of Malakand, Hazara,Bannu, D I Khan, Quetta, Zhob, Kallat, Mekran, Sibbi, Nasirabad divisions, north and south Waziristan, upper Sindh (Sukkur and Larkana divisions), Gilgit- Baltistan and Kashmir during the next 24 hours.

Widespread thunderstorm-rain (with snowfall over the hills) is expected in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhawa (Peshawar, Kohat, Malakand, Mardan , Hazara divisions), upper parts of Fata (Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai , Kurram agencies), Islamabad, upper and central Punjab (Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Gujranwala, Lahore divisions), north Balochistan (Quetta, Zhob, Kalat divisions), Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir, at scattered places of Makran, Sibbi , Nasirabad, D I  Khan, Bannu, Lakkimarwat, north and South Waziristan agencies, DG Khan, Multan and Bahawalpur divisions and at isolated places in upper Sindh (Sukkar and Larkana divisions) from Tuesday to Wednesday. Isolated heavy falls are also likely in north Baluchistan (Quetta, Zhob, Kalat divisions).

According to the experts, strong western disturbance is affecting Balochistan and is expected to grip upper and central parts on Monday. This weather system will persist till Wednesday. This strong system is likely to give widespread rains in parts of the country from Monday to Wednesday.