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Murree Anticipates the Arrival of Long-Awaited Snow

Hill station anticipates chills and thrills with fresh forecast


After a year-long wait, Murree and its surrounding hill stations have finally received the season’s first snowfall forecast.

Subsequently, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has ordered precautionary measures in anticipation of heavy snowfall.

According to the forecast, snowfall is expected to commence on Tuesday morning.

The weather in Murree, Galyat, and nearby regions is predicted to turn cold, with temperatures dropping further following rain and snowfall.

A spokesperson from PDMA, in response to a query about the tragic events of January 2022, said authorities are diligently working to prevent any untoward situation.

On January 7, 2022, 22 lives were lost due to a snowstorm that left many stranded on the roads in Murree.

The disaster was credited to the carelessness of nearby specialists who permitted an inordinate number of vehicles into Murree which outperformed its most extreme limit of 4,000 vehicles.

To moderate such dangers, the representative noticed that the organization of Murree has gone to proactive lengths. “Last week, three assistance habitats for vacationers were set up, and this number has now been expanded to 13. The emphasis is on guaranteeing the security of guests, especially those showing up in their vehicles,” said the representative.

He further said specialists are quick to keep away from a reiteration of previous mishaps. He additionally accentuated the significance of dependable administration and adherence as far as possible to guarantee the wellbeing of the two vacationers and occupants in the pleasant slope station.

In the mean time, voyagers, joined by families fundamentally showing up from different regions of focal Punjab and northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, were seen in huge numbers in the valleys of Kalam, Madain, Bahrain, and Malam Jabba in Upper Smack.

This happened in the midst of light to direct rains and snowfall, bringing about an eminent decrease in temperatures.

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