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Rain spell with snowfall hit parts of KP, FATA

Rain spell with snowfall hit parts of KP, FATA
February 04, 2017

PARACHINAR, 04 February: A new spell of rain with snowfall over the hills has started in several areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA on Saturday.
Like other parts of the country, snowfall also started in Parachinar as the mercury continued to drop. However, people enjoyed the snowfall despite severe cold. The snowfall increased the beauty of Kurram Agency.
Talking to TNN, tribal elders said that that the snowfall has positive impact on crops in the area.
A local Yaqub Ali told TNN that the previous year went dry but this year rain and snowfall started with Allah’s blessings. He said that the snowfall has a very positive impact on crops adding with the snowfall weather is likely to remain pleasant during summer season.
On the other hand women said that due to heavy snowfall people are confined to their houses and affected their routine life. “Dry woods is needed in this weather but the prices of dry woods are sky rocketing. Prices of dry woods is out of the purchasing power of poor people,” a local women Robab said.
Snowfall also witnessed in other parts of the country causing roads blockage and traffic accidents.

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