Snowfall in Kaghan valley leaves tourists stranded

ISLAMABAD: Intermittent rain on Sunday was continuing in different parts of the country including Islamabad and Rawalpindi, which has turned the weather cold.


Chief Meteorologist Dr Muhammad Hanif said intermittent rain willcontinue till Monday in upper parts of the country.

He said there are reports of snowfall in Naran, Kaghan and Gilgit Baltistan. He said snowfall in Gilgit, Hunza, Skardu, Ghanche and Chitral is also expected in the night.

He said there is possibility of landsliding in different parts of Kashmir and Hazara.

Dr Hanif said the winter season has formally set in and it is expected that winter season will be longer this time.

According to reports, roads have blocked in Kaghan valley due to heavy snowfall. This has left many tourists struck in the area.