CHILAS    -   First rainfall of autumn at Babu­sar Top and surrounding ar­eas, has announced beginning of cold weather in the region, reported a private TV chan­nel on Sunday. Light snow­fall and rainfall in upper ar­eas, have knocked the door in Diamer district. The mercury has dropped in the region and people have started wearing warm garments. Local peo­ple have started moving from Gutti Das and Babusar to Chi­las. Local administration has also advised tourists to avoid unnecessary travel owing to the rough weather. According to roads the upper regions of Diamer district including Nan­ga Parbat and Batogah Top also receiving snowfall. The National Flood Relief Coor­dination Centre (NFRCC) has reported hot and dry weath­er in most parts of the coun­try in last 24 hours with max­imum temperature 41 Celsius recorded in Balochistan’s Sibi district. The weather will like­ly to remain partly cloudy in most upper areas in coming 24 hours, while rainfall with thunderstorm is expected in Upper Punjab, Kashmir, Up­per KP, Islamabad and Gilg­it-Baltistan, according to the weather forecast.