Pearls of snow from sky cover Kaghan Valley, other Northern Areas.


KAGHAN -- Snowfall over high mountains in northern areas of Pakistan covered the region with white pearls of snow from sky in Kaghan Valley and other areas. The Naran highway leading to Gilgit has been closed for vehicular traffic as Babusar Top, Chilas, Deosai and Nanga Parbat received first spell of the winter snowfall. Rain with wind or thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northern Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir today, while hail storm is expected at a few places. Snowfall over high mountains is also expected in Malakand division and Gilgit Baltistan on today, Pakistan Meteorological Department said in its forecast.

The met office has predicted likely fall in day and night temperatures by two to four degree from today in upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab, upper and central Balochistan, Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan region. Rainfall is also expected on Sunday at isolated places in Gilgit Baltistan and...

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