Quake Survivors Face Worsening Weather
Temperatures were forecast to dip to around 7 C in the shattered town of Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, and as low as -12 C in the highest mountain villages, the Pakistan Meteorological Department reported. Snow was also expected in villages around 3,353 metres.
With the brutal Himalayan winter just weeks away, the relief effort is rushing to deliver tents, food and medicine to victims before villages are cut-off by snows and helicopter-grounding fog. The UN has warned that thousands more could die without adequate aid. Read More....
Source: Globe and Mail