QUETTA: Quetta and other parts of Balochistan received the first snowfall and rain of the winter season on Friday.
Ziarat valley, Kan Mehtarzai, Muslim Bagh, Qila Abdullah and some other areas received snowfall which started in the afternoon and continued till late in the night.
The rain started in Quetta, Pishin, Kalat, Mastung, Chaman and several other areas on Friday morning and continued with brief intervals throughout the day. Hilltops around Quetta also received light snowfall in the night.
The snowfall affected traffic flow between Sanjavi and Ziarat and some others areas of northern Balochistan, but members of Levies Force and staff of other departments concerned removed snow from the roads.
Published in Dawn, January 1st, 2022