GILGIT: Two avalanches hit the distant Immit valley of Ghizer district in Gilgit -Baltistan on Saturday, blocking a serious highway in addition to sweeping away numerous fields and timber.
“Thank God, there is no casualty reported in the incident,” Assistant Commissioner Habibur Rehman informed The Specific Tribune.
The primary avalanche hit Adrakh village in Immit, the place about 20 households reside, mentioned Rehman, including that the village is a hilly space located above the agricultural nursery.
He mentioned a Naib Tehsildar was despatched to the realm by the officers after it was reported that cultivated fields and timber have been destroyed by the avalanches.
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In the meantime, the neighborhood has been placed on alert to keep away from any additional destruction.
Speaking concerning the second avalanche, Rehman mentioned it blocked the principle highway which shall be opened as quickly as equipment is mobilised for a similar.
Based on environmentalists, G-B has obtained unprecedented snowfall this yr which can set off extra avalanches as temperature rises.