Describe the climate effects on Northern and North-Western areas of Pakistan.

Difficulty: Medium

Climate Effects:

           The northern and north-western areas of Pakistan are surrounded by mountain ranges. These areas are thousands of meters higher than sea-level. The temperature is lower because of this height in winter, the temperature of mountain areas falls below the freezing point. It shows frequently. All the activities of the people living here are limited during the winter. People store food items and other necessary commodities before the winter sets.

Economic Activities:

         Fruits of various types are produced here. Because of it, economic and commercial activities are revived. Mountain areas are relatively less populated.

Reserves of minerals:

        Reserves of minerals are also found in these areas. The people of this area are hardworking and sturdy. Tourism prospers due to picturesque scenes and pleasant climate of these areas.