Heavy snowfall recorded in Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan
By Nisar Ali
Ghanche: Heavy snowfall broke the record of a decade in Ghanche district of Baltistan Division, causing disruption of communication and affected the power supply. More than one feet of snow has blanketed the district since mid night of Sunday at Ghanche.
“Over one feet of snow has been recorded in 12 hour and still it is continued”, said Muhammad Amin, a resident of Ghanche, adding that owing to heavy snow falling power supply and signal of several mobile network had been suspended.
He further added that the heavy snow falling uprooted two electric poles and several tress. The link road between the Khaplu headquarter of District Ghanche and rest of the area has been blocked.