Published On: Mon, Dec 23rd, 2013
Published in Category: District News

Snowfall in Chitral, Lowari tunnel closed

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CHITRAL: Chitral and its adjoining areas received heavy snowfall, which badly affected communication system here on Sunday morning.

Media reports say with heavy snowfall in the district, the communication system has been badly affected and most of the link roads including Lowari tunnel has been closed for all types of vehicular transportation, causing much inconvenience to the commuters.

Lowari tunnel the only road communication liking Chitral with other parts of the country has once again been closed after heavy overnight rain and snowfall.

Scores of vehicles including passenger carriers with men, women and children on board are seen stuck up outside the tunnel in extremely chill weather, while there is no relief in sight.