Friday January 07, 2022

Gwadar Declared Calamity-Hit After Heavy Rain

QUETTA: Many areas of northern Balochistan have been cut off from Quetta as vehicular traffic has been suspended on the highways which have been blocked due to heavy rain and snowfall that again started lashing many areas since Thursday evening.

One person was killed when the roof of a house collapsed in the Wadh area of Khuzdar district.

Heavy rain with thunderstorm lashed the border town of Chaman, followed by heavy snowfall on the mountains.

β€œThe Khojak pass at Chaman highway, which connects Pakistan with Afghanistan, has been closed due to heavy snowfall, suspending all kinds of vehicular traffic, including cargo trucks carrying transit trade items between the two countries,” a district administration official told media.

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