25 Jan 2019- Record snowfall in Gilgit-Baltistan continued on Thursday, bring daily life to a standstill. The region has been cut off from other parts of the country as Karakoram Highway and other roads have been blocked due to snowfall and landslides.
Officials said that higher parts of 10 districts received more than 12 inches (30cm) of snowfall while lower areas received four to six inches during the last three days.
Liaquat Ali, a resident of Skardu, told Dawn that local people faced shortage of daily use items due to continuous snowfall. The temperature in the areas has already dropped blow minus 12 centigrade.
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via Ice Age Now
January 25, 2019 at 09:33PM