Pakistan's weather service says it expects snow next week at altitudes of more than 1,500 meters in the north of the country, amid concern for the safety of survivors of last month's deadly earthquake.
The announcement, Saturday, came after United Nations relief officials repeatedly warned that hundreds of thousands of people in mountainous northern regions risk death or illness without relief supplies.
The October 8th earthquake killed more than 73,000 Pakistanis and left more than three million homeless. Indian military officials said Saturday they will open only three of the five scheduled crossing points for civilians along the line separating Indian- from Pakistani-controlled Kashmir next week. They said the other two scheduled crossing points will remain closed at this time because of the threat of landmines.
The two countries had agreed to allow relatives from the Indian side to bring help to long