May snow falls in Ayubia for the first time in 100 years, Pakistan

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(ORDO NEWS) — An abnormal May snowfall hit Ayubia Province in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, a rare occurrence in May after a 100-year hiatus in Abbottabad province.

The surrounding areas also received light snowfall, including the Galiyat region — about 50-80 km northeast of Islamabad.

A 90-year-old resident of Aibia named Haji Muhammad Inayat Abbasi said he had not seen such weather from the time of British colonial rule to independence.

Abbasi added that his older brother told him that the last time the hilly region received snowfall in May was in the 1920s. another resident.

Samina Bibi, 65, said she never saw snow in May. People are persuaded to put on a coat to protect themselves from cold weather.


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