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Pakistani tourists sit over a car as they cross a street covered with snow during a snowfall in Murree, some 65 km north of Islamabad, on January 5, 2019. (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI / AFP) — AFP or licensors

In pictures: Galiyat receive snowfall as tourists throng Murree in large numbers

As tourists enjoy snowfall, locals are facing problems due to loadshedding and insufficient heating arrangements.
Updated Jan 06, 2019 10:47am

Tourists from across the country thronged Murree and its adjoining Galiyat areas as light snowfall continued in the hilly resort on Saturday.

Wardens have also been deployed to monitor traffic and guide tourists, DawnNewsTV reported. Moreover, the highways department has made necessary arrangement to clear snow from the roads.

At a time when hundreds of visitors enjoyed the cold and snowy weather, the locals faced many problems due to loadshedding and insufficient heating arrangements.

A man lights firewood outside his workshop during snowfall in Murree. —AFP
A man lights firewood outside his workshop during snowfall in Murree. —AFP

A vendor arranges his stall near vehicles covered with snow during snowfall in Murree. —AFP
A vendor arranges his stall near vehicles covered with snow during snowfall in Murree. —AFP

Vendors heat up around a fire next to their fish stall during snowfall in Murree. —AFP
Vendors heat up around a fire next to their fish stall during snowfall in Murree. —AFP

A man walks past gas cylinders covered with snow in Murree. —AFP
A man walks past gas cylinders covered with snow in Murree. —AFP

A man removes snow beside his shop during snowfall in Murree. —AFP
A man removes snow beside his shop during snowfall in Murree. —AFP

Residents walk during a snowfall in Murree. —AFP
Residents walk during a snowfall in Murree. —AFP

A man takes pictures of a woman as snow falls in Murree. —AFP
A man takes pictures of a woman as snow falls in Murree. —AFP