Snow envelopes Northern Pakistan

10:13 AM | 4 Nov, 2018
Snow envelopes Northern Pakistan
GILGIT-BALTISTAN - Snow enveloped Northern Pakistan over the weekend as a brand new wave of chilly and rain hit Azad Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and different areas.

Snowfall continued in the Kashmir and Gilgit valley for a third straight day, causing land sliding in the area and blocking the roads.

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), more snow with rain is expected in the coming days.

In Quetta, Kalat and Malakand weather is expected to remain cold, while the temperature in Malam Jabba dropped to -1°C. Meanwhile, the mercury is expected to be recorded at 3°C in Quetta and Murree.

Heavy snow continued to fall in Galyat, Thandyani, and Battagram for a second straight day, with Kaghan and Naran also receiving heavy snowfall with rain.

During the last two days, Naran received eight inches of snowfall while Saiful Malook Lake, Lolopat Sar and Babusar Top saw more than one feet of snow.

The PMD has forecast more rain in the plain areas of Hazara division and snowfall in the upper parts during the next 24 hours.