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Final Monsoon Showers Expected Across Pakistan

As the monsoon season withdraws from Pakistan, the northern regions of the country are bracing for the last spell of monsoon rain, starting Thursday, according to the Met Office.

This spell is expected to bring moderate to heavy rainfall, accompanied by wind and thunderstorms, to various regions, including Chitral, Dir, Swat, Shangla, Buner, Mansehra, Kohistan, Abbottabad, Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Kohat, Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Nowshera, Haripur, Kurram, Waziristan, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Murree, Galliyat, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, Mianwali, Sargodha, Khushab, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot and Narowal.

In addition to the rain showers and thunderstorms in Pakistan's plains and lower regions, snowfall is also expected over the high mountains of upper areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This includes regions like Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The snowfall marks the arrival of winter and adds a picturesque beauty to these regions.

The season's first snowfall has already been witnessed in Diamar and Kaghan Valley. The snowfall has enhanced the beauty of Babusar Top and Gattidas, while Kaghan Valley has begun its transformation into a winter wonderland. The snow-covered landscapes have attracted tourists to these locations.

The Met Office has predicted a significant drop in temperature in the areas affected by this spell. Farmers and tourists are advised to manage their crop activities and remain cautious. The public is also advised to stay in safe places during windstorms and downpours.

 

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