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Authorities begin work to clear Abbotabad-Murree of snow

Many people are stranded due to the snow

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Weather report: Rain and hail expected across the country, snow in the hilly areas

It is feared that the weather conditions may trigger landslides in Malakand, Hazara, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir

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Karachi hit by chillier weather after rain in Quetta

Snowfall is expected in the northern areas of Balochistan as well

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Eight of the 15 missing miners rescued from the mountains in Hazara

The workers went missing on October 16 after heavy snowfall hit the region

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Early season frost damages corn crops in Neelum valley

Three inches of snow recorded at Kashmir Point

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Heatwave risk looms despite unseasonable snowfall

KARACHI: The Met Office says there is still the risk of heatwave in different parts of the country during May despite unseasonable snowfall in northern areas. On Friday, Neelum valley of Azad Kashmir, Kalam valley of Swat, parts of FATA, Chitral, KP and upper Punjab received moderate snowfall in an otherwise warm April. Forecasting expert…

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Winter returns to northern areas with rain, snowfall

KARACHI: The hot weather took a U-turn as northern areas of the country received snowfall, and different cities in Punjab received heavy rain on Friday. The Neelum valley of Azad Kashmir, Kalam valley of Swat and parts of FATA received snowfall, according to Met Office. Mardan, Bannu, Malakand and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa received…

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Flood-like situation in KP, FATA, Kashmir

PESHAWAR: Rain in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir caused flood like situation in the mountainous regions on Tuesday and Wednesday, as the Met Office predicts more downpour. Westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist till Thursday, according to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). Weather Forecast for night: Rain-thundershower…

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Snow expected in Punjab, northern Pakistan

NEWS DESK: Snowfall is expected in certain parts of Punjab and northern areas in the next 24 hours. On Friday and the night before, a fresh spell of rainfall hit different parts of the country with heavy rains in Islamabad and Lahore. The weather turned pleasant in Murree and Abbotabad after the downpour. “A westerly…

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Heavy snowfall leaves tourists stranded – Watch

Rain and heavy snowfall in upper Punjab, including Murree, and different parts in KP, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir led to closure of roads, leaving many tourists stranded in the hilly areas. Watch this report…  

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Watch: Snow adds to beauty of Miandam valley in Swat

Watch beautiful view of Miandam valley in Swat where tourists are enjoying the recent snowfall.

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Watch: Mesmerizing view of Murree after snowfall

Hilly areas in upper Punjab, including Murree, and different parts in KP, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir have been receiving heavy snowfall for last few days. Following the unusual high levels of snowfall and heavy rain, tourists enjoyed the season at popular hill stations but now the extreme weather has left them stranded at various…

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Weather forecast: More showers forecasted for Tuesday in Upper Areas

ISLAMABAD: The overnight showers across Punjab including Islamabad has turned the weather pleasant on Tuesday. The Upper Areas received the snowflakes that turned the areas into an attraction for tourists. Meteorological department has forecasted showers in Upper Areas including Swat and Murree today. The westerly wave is still affecting upper parts of the country and likely…

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Catch a rare glimpse of snowfall in Sahara Desert

A blanket of snow fell in the Sahara Desert on Sunday, delighting locals. It marks just the fourth time the weather phenomenon has occurred in the area in 37 years. The town of Ain Sefra in Algeria is known as the gateway to the Sahara—the hottest desert in the world. A rare bout of icy…

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Polish climbers are in Pakistan for challenging experience on K2

Polish climber Krzysztof Wielicki (2nd L), who will run a Polish expedition to scale K2 in winter, holds the Pakistani national flag as he poses for a picture with officials after a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan December 30, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood NEWS DESK: A team of Poland’s elite climbers is in Pakistan in an…

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Watch: Quetta receives first snowfall of the year

NEWS DESK: Quetta and Ziarat received the first snowfall on Thursday. Quetta also received rainfall of 1mm during the last 24 hours. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, a shallow westerly wave is prevailing over the upper parts of the country and is likely to persist for the next 24 to 36 hours. Meanwhile, mainly cold…

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Cold, dry weather expected in most parts of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. According to the weather department, mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country for the next 24 hours. “Dense foggy conditions are likely to prevail over central/southern Punjab and upper…

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Schools closed for four days after heavy snowfall

ABBOTTABAD: Deputy Commissioner Wednesday ordered four days vacation in all private and public schools in Galiyat owing to heavy snowfall. According to notification issued on the request of education department Abbottabad the schools in all union councils of Galiyat including UC Nagri Bala, UC Namli Maira, UC Nathiagali, UC Beeran Gali, UC Tajwal, UC Palak,…

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Tourists throng Murree to enjoy snowfall

Tourists throng the popular destination, Murree, to witness season’s mesmerizing snowfall at the hill station. Rain and snowfall continued for the third day at scattered places in Punjab, Kashmir, KP, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan, further plunging the mercury. Since Monday, the popular hill station Murree has also been receiving heavy snowfall. The snowfall has left tourists…

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Snowfall continues in Murree – Watch

Rain and snowfall continued at scattered places in Punjab, Kashmir, KP, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan. Since Monday, the popular hill station Murree has also been receiving heavy snowfall that dropped the mercury below zero. The snowfall has left tourists stranded in Murree and adjoining areas. Reports said tourists in Nathiagali, Pir Chinasi, Rawalakot, Shangla, Skardu and…

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