Dry Spell Ends As AJK Receives Rain, Snowfall


Dry spell ends as AJK receives rain, snowfall

MUZAFFARABAD, Jan 4 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 04th Jan, 2017 ) : A long dry spell ended as rain alongwith snowfall in hilly areas occurred Tuesday night and continued whole day Wednesday across Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), including capital Muzaffarabad.

Hills and mountain peaks in Muzaffarabad, Neelum Valley, Jhelum Valley, Poonch Haveeli, Bagh, Sudhunoti, Kotli and other districts received snowfall. People remained confined to their homes due to continuous rain.

Bazzars and markets gave a deserted look while attendance in offices and educational institutions remained thin. Roads in upper Neelum valley, Lusdana, Sudhan Gali and other upper areas of the state were closed due to snow and landsliding, however, the communication department officials were trying best to keep the roads open.