MIRPUR: Cold and dry weather conditions all over pakistan especially the upper reaches so far plunging a certain number of the population into seasonal diseases including fever, flue, cold and cough, vertigo and body pain.
Severe cold and dry weather conditions started in top mountainous parts of the Gilgit Baltistan, KPK and AJK after a respite early this week.
Fresh snowfall on mountains and light rain in the plains is predicted from January 27. There are also reports that a number of people had fallen sick such as seasonal fever and cough due to continued ongoing dryness of the fast chilling weather in various parts of country.
When contacted, seasoned medico and specialist Dr Khalid Yousaf, confirmed on Monday about the influx of hundreds of patients fallen sick due to continued dryness.
He suggested people to adopt preventive measures to save themselves from seasonal diseases such as fever, flue, cold and cough, vertigo and body pains by wearing warm clothes and taking tea and coffee in different hours.