Afghanistan and Pakistan – Snow avalanches - ECHO Daily Map | 06/02/2017

SITUATION

• Severe weather, including heavy rain and snowfalls, has been affecting the central and northeastern provinces of Afghanistan and the northern provinces of Pakistan, causing casualties and damages.

• As of 6 February, national authorities reported at least 85 people dead, of which 70 in Afghanistan and 15 in Pakistan, over 245 houses destroyed in Afghanistan and at least 72 houses damaged throughout the affected areas. Traffic disruptions have also been reported.

• Over the next 72 h, cloudy to overcast conditions are to prevail over the areas affected by snow avalanches, with light to locally medium intensity precipitation phenomena (mainly snowfalls).