First Snowfall, Rain Of Winter Season In Galyat And Kaghan


First snowfall, rain of winter season in Galyat and Kaghan

ABBOTTABAD, Jan 3 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Jan, 2017 ) : Long awaited snow fall and rain continued all the day in the Nathiagali, Ayubia ,Thandiyani, and other hilly areas of the district Abbottabad, bringing down the temperature to freezing point.

Kaghan, Naran, Shaogaran and other areas also witnessed first snowfall of the season, people remained indoors as temperature touched low level. Persistent rains in Kaghan- Naran and snowfall from time to time caused land sliding and blockage of roads in many areas.

Although main Abbottabad-Murree road was still open for traffic but if the snowfall continues it would be closed for all kinds of vehicular traffic from Bara Gali onward.

A large number of tourists reached in Galyat to enjoy the snowfall while people are rushing at the soap, fish and other winter delicacies spots to enjoy the chilling weather in Abbottabad.

According to the Metrology department rain is expected at scattered places in Hazara division and snowfall over the hills is also expected in Gillyat,Kaghan, Naran and Shogran during the next 24 hours.