Heavy downpour starts winter in Hazara division.


ABBOTTABAD -- Torrential rains coupled with lightning and thunderstorm Thursday started the winter season in Hazara division.

Heavy rain started the late evening across Hazara division coupled with a thunderstorm that dropped the temperatures significantly.

Owing to a thunderstorm in Haripur, Rescue 1122 issued alert for the people to stay away from billboards, electricity poles, overhead electricity cables, and trees to avoid any loss and call 1122 in case of any emergency.

In Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram and Kohistan heavy rain, lightning and thunderstorm struck people at homes and buildings. The metrology department has also forecasted light snowfall in upper parts including Babusar Top and Naran during a couple of days.


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