Balakot is a town in Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. The city was destroyed during the 2005 earthquake but was later rebuilt with the help of the Pakistani government and the Saudi Public Assistance for Pakistan Earthquake Victims (SPAPEV), a Saudi aid organization. Balakot also serves as a hub for tourists visiting the northern regions. Weather of balakot pakistan
Location of Balakot
Balakot is located on the right bank of the Kunhar River. It is almost two-thirds the length of the river from where it rises at the Dharam Sar lake deep in the Kaghan valley, before its confluence with the Jehlum river. Weather of balakot
The lower region below Balakot, sometimes referred to as the Nainsukh Valley, is mild, while the Kaghan Valley above the town of Balakot is cold enough to turn the entire area into a frigid one in winter. Kaghan Valley is a pleasant summer destination. Its upper part from Naran upstream lacks the monsoon, but the lower part is well forested.
Balakot is now a sprawling city and hub among the remote northern parts of Pakistan. Smaller villages are located in the terraced mountains around it.
Weather of Balakot Pakistan
Weather of Balakot Pakistan is humid subtropical with hot summers and cold winters. The rainfall in Balakot is much higher than most other parts of Pakistan. The heaviest rainfall occurs either in late winter (February–March) associated with frontal systems, or in the monsoon season (June–August); however, all months experience significant precipitation on average.