Heavy rains, snowfall in parts of GB

Heavy rains and snowfall coupled with cold winds paralysed the life of the entire area of this remote part of Gilgit-Baltistan, forcing the people to suspend their activities and remain in houses.

The heavy rains and snow also brought the temperature of this area to minus 7 degree Celsius.

According to Met department, about 3 feet snowfall had been recorded in the upper areas of Astore district.

The traffic flow also affected on Korakarm Highway (KKH) and Astore roads besides electric and telecommunication system.

The air traffic suspended from the federal capital to Gilgit area due to inclement weather.