The upper regions were covered with snow

Gilgit: Rain and snowfall have been continuing in the upper areas of the Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan since the last day.

According to the details, the temperature at the base camp in Nigah Parbat was recorded at minus 19 and it dropped to minus 10 degrees in Fairy Meadow. 44 inches of snow fell on Batogah Top and 49 inches on Babusar Top.

Snowfall continues in other areas including Babusar Top, Nigah Parbat, Fairy Meadow, and Batugah Top. Rain and snow is expected in Gilgit-Baltistan including Diamer during the next 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department said that snowfall has been continuing in the Shigar, Khurramang, and Ganchha areas of Skardu since last night.

So far, 2 inches of snow has been recorded in the plains, 3 inches in the upper areas. The temperature was recorded at minus 4 degrees Celsius.

According to the department, the snowfall will continue intermittently for the next 24 hours. The inter-district transport service has been suspended due to the snowfall. Vehicles have been stranded in many places due to the snowfall.

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