Wed. Nov 25th, 2020

[Video] Snowfall in different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan

A recently constructed and collapsed bridge between Shishkat and Gulmit, under snow

Zero visibility captured by Raziugraphy
Zero visibility captured by Raziugraphy

PT Report

Skardu, Hunza: Different parts of the Gilgit-Baltistan have been receiving varying range of snowfall since last night. The temperature has fallen below zero centigrade in Skardu, Gojal Valley, border areas of Astore and Baltistan.

A recently constructed and collapsed bridge between Shishkat and Gulmit, under snow
A recently constructed and collapsed bridge between Shishkat and Gulmit, under snow. Faiz Ullah

A short video of snowfall in Skardu, captured by Shehryar, can be seen below.

Snow also fell in Aliabad town of Hunza and the adjacent areas of the Hunza-Nagar district. Almost all villages of the Gojal Valley received snowfall in the upper Hunza region.

Snowfall in Gulmit (Zahir Shah)
Snowfall in Gulmit Gojal captured by Zahir Shah

The risk of snow avalanche and suspension of traffic are two of the major hazards of this season.  However, the season of snowfall is not without its joys, like the one received by building a snowman.

Snowfall

Another view of the collapsed bridge in Gojal valley which has now turned into a hazard for the local people
Another view of the collapsed bridge in Gojal valley which has now turned into a hazard for the local people
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