Blizzards In Afghanistan

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Afghanistan is a country which located within South Asia and Central Asia .[1][2] .it has a population of approximately 31 million people .this country has diverse and ancient Culture ,Tribes and many different tribal languages and its official language is Pashto .Major tribes in Afghanistan are Pashtun ,Tajik, Hazara , Uzbek , Aimaq , Turken etc these different tribes have conflict with each other .Major livelihood of afghans are depend on cultivation ,Mining .Despite having numerous rivers and reservoirs, large parts of the country are dry . The land of afghans is invaded from a very long time by many military campaigns ,notably by Alexander the Great, Muslim Arabs , Mongols ,British , Soviet Russians, and in the
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But, blizzards are also disasters which causes loss of life and property similar to any other disaster. Blizzards are most common disaster in the North Eastern countries. They are nothing heavy and ferocious winter storms along with strong wind of about 40 miles per hour. Blizzard can last for two hours. Blizzards cannot be as accurately predicted as earthquakes or tsunamis. Blizzards usually cover the roads with snow and the snow is so powerful that it can even overwhelm the cars. The winds which occur along with blizzards usually uproot trees. Houses with very thin and soft roofs are easily damaged because of blizzards. Houses, in the area where blizzards occur, will be covered with thick snow. Electric and communications lines are disrupted and damaged and this can also result in fire. Roads become fully covered with the water that melts from snow during blizzard and so the roads become very slippery. This is one of the most important reasons for accidents occurring because of blizzards. The snow and ice gets melted and gets deposited in the water bodies. This might also cause floods. Blizzard also erodes the soil. The pressure and the temperature of the area where blizzards occur decreases. Due to excessive accumulation of snow, people…show more content…
The government of Afghanistan claims that the country holds up to $3 trillion in proven untapped mineral deposits, which could make it one of the richest mining regions on earth. However, due to the conflicts, it remains one of the least developed countries in the world, ranking 175th on the United Nations' Human Development Index. The nation's GDP stands at about $34 billion[8] with an exchange rate of $19.85 billion, and the GDP per capita is about
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