Avalanche in Northeast Afghanistan leaves 124 dead
February 26, 2015
Incessant rain and snow, which had triggered avalanches in northeastern Afghanistan, have killed at least 124 people. Several houses were buried under piles of snow, with worst hit being the Panjshir province, where over 100 homes were destroyed.
According to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, an active Western Disturbance that has now passed away, had given widespread heavy rain and snow for the three continuous days since Saturday, which resulted in inclement weather conditions.
As per the...