In total, 109 people have died across Pakistan in snow and landslide-related incidents over the last five days, including 20 deaths in the southwest province of Baluchistan.
But on Wednesday, China's United Nations ambassador warned against further escalation of strife between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region and expressed hope that a Security Council meeting called by Beijing might help both countries seek a solution through dialogue.
"We are trying our best to alleviate their sufferings", he told Reuters as two helicopters were being loaded with relief supplies, including food and medicine, in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Workers with heavy machinery clear a snow-covered road in Keran, a small town in Neelum Valley, Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.
In neighboring Afghanistan, the situation returned to normal on Wednesday, after a heavy snowfall, rains and floods that killed 39 people and damaged approximately 300 homes since Sunday.
About 84 people have died across the country after a severe cold wave brought life to a standstill in numerous areas, officials said on Tuesday.
A very big mass of snow rolled over a village in Surgan Bakwali area of Neelum, burying more than two dozen houses under tons of ice.
She was found alive during the rescue operation by the disaster management authorities on Wednesday and had suffered a leg fracture, with blood oozing from her mouth, Geo News reported. Key highways connecting Pakistan and Afghanistan were blocked due to heavy snow, forcing officials to suspend transportation of essential goods into the neighbouring country.
He said "scores" of houses had been damaged, and put the death toll slightly higher than the national authorities, at 77 dead with 94 wounded.
Upper parts of the province - Malakand and Hazara divisions - received heavy snowfall, leading to the closure of main roads.
In 2012, an avalanche engulfed a Pakistani army headquarters near the Indian border, killing at least 124 soldiers and 11 civilians.