Winters have finally taken Karachi under its win and weather reports have revealed that more rain and winter winds are likely to grace the city in the upcoming week.

As per meteorologists, light rain is likely to continue for the next 24 hours though heavy rains are ruled out from the city.

Yesterday, Shahrah-e-Faisal, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Malir, and DHA witnessed light drizzle and turned the weather chilly yet pleasant.

A breath-taking view of the majestic sunrise lit up the skyline with its golden light.


The PMD has also revealed that Karachi is going to be engulfed in an extremely cold spell within the next days.

The minimum temperature is expected to range between 9 and 11°C while the maximum will be between 26 and 28°C.

A westerly wave is expected to enter in Pakistan from Sunday that will produce rain with snowfall over the hills.

  • Rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Northeast Balochistan, Sindh on Sunday and Monday.
  • Rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is expected at isolated places in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA from Sunday to Tuesday.
  • Rain-thunderstorm with snowfall over the hills is is expected at scattered places in Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir from Monday to Wednesday.
  • Cold wave conditions are likely to prevail in most parts of Balochistan, Sindh including Karachi during the coming week.
  • Snowfall is also expected in Murree and Galliyat on Monday/Tuesday.

Global climate indicators such as El Nino Southern Oscillations (ENSO) and Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) are expected to remain neutral in December 2017 and these conditions are likely to prevail through winter season 2018.

On the basis of prevailing global atmospheric and ocean conditions, slightly above normal rainfall in the upper parts and normal rest of the country is predicted during December 2017.

  1. 2–3 spells of rainfall are expected in different parts of the country with snowfall over the mountainous areas.
  2. Shallow Foggy conditions may prevail in the plains of Punjab and KP and upper Sindh during the month.
  3. Due to gradual fall in temperature, snow and glacier melt contribution to Indus will be minimal during the month. However, water availability will improve gradually due to 2–3 moderate rainfall spells in catchment areas.