Drizzling drops mercury in the country

F.P. Report

LAHORE: Drizzling in different parts of Punjab and Balochistan has dropped mercury prompting the authorities to take preemptive measures to address the emergencies.


The Meteorological department’s forecasts of rains in the country took off with mizzle in Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Multan, Burewala, Mian Channu, Sahiwal, Pakapattan, Shorkot, Jhang, Okara, Sangla Hill and surroundings.


On the other hand, Balochistan is also witnessing cold due to winter’s rain and snow falling, prompting the Pakistan Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) to impose emergency in the province. The PDMA rescue force and other officials have been directed to work beyond their timings with reduction in holidays. Analyzing the situation, the PDMA has also arranged relief packages and required machinery to meet the emergency needs.