Summers are generally pleasant but the winters are extremely cold. In the winter the night time temperature occasionally drops to −10 C. Winter snowfall in the town can be quite heavy with an accumulation of up to two feet being quite common. At higher elevations snowfall can reach as high as 20 metres (70 ft).The weather is very cold during the winter. Winter can last upto five or six or six months, of which three or four mean total closure from the rest of the world. Chitral is a valley enclosed between several high mountain ranges, and the two passes leading to it are covered with snow that is impossible to clean away.
Photography by: Shahid Khan
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