CHITRAL:- Snow has bedecked upper areas of country with temperature dropping further. The mountains all the way from Swat to Murree have turned white while Chitral’s  land link to the rest of the country has been severed due to heavy snow in Chitral resulting in the closure of Lowari Top. Rains in Mansehra, Torghar, Azad Kashmir and various other cities have further intensified cold. Meteorological Department has forecast rains and additional snowfall on mountains in certain areas including Malakand, Hazara Division and clearing of fog in plateaus within next few days.