‘Same fate of Lahore and Rawalpindi’
On March 14, the federal capital Islamabad was whitened from its colourful atmosphere that came as a surprise as a thunderstorm yielded intense hailstorm, the storm impacted major cities of northern Punjab. A Western Winds was responsible for the unusual turn in the event.
Does it hail in Islamabad?
Yes, hailstorm is very normal in Islamabad most people were confuse it with snow but the fact of the matter is that snowfall does not occur in Islamabad. The only place where snow occurs is the Margalla hills that is near the city where this snowy weather rarely visits!
What is a hailstorm?
A hail is like a block of solid ice that are liquid in the air but becomes solid due to low temperatures. Snow on the other hand is watery flakes they occur only when the air near the ground is very cold to below freezing level.
Hail in other cities
The other cities that received hailstorm included Rawalpindi and Lahore. In February 2011, an intense hailstorm occurred in Lahore that made the city experience the Murree environment.