Levies officials said that more than 500 passengers were stranded in Kan Mehtarzai area of Killa Saifullah district, where temperatures dipped to as low as -14°C while heavy snowfall and strong winds nearly buried cars on the main National Highway.
On Monday, the media reports said at least 14 people, including women and children, were killed and over a dozen injured in several parts of Balochistan, Pakistan's largest province.
Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said on Tuesday, as authorities struggled to reach people stranded by heavy snowfall.
"I have asked the National Disaster Management Authority, the military and all our federal ministers to immediately provide all humanitarian assistance on an emergency footing to the affected people in AJK", Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted.More news: 9,10, 11, 7, 6 . says Guardiola
The disaster management authority declared an emergency in seven districts of the mineral-rich province and sought the army's help for relief and rescue operations.
"An avalanche hit their village, 10 people are still missing", the SDMA said.
Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country tomorrow, with very cold in upper parts and north Balochistan, said the authority in its weekly outlook.
According to The News, 23-inch snowfall was recorded in parts of Chitral district including Lowari Tunnel.
In 2012, an avalanche engulfed a Pakistani army battalion headquarters near the Indian border, killing at least 124 soldiers and 11 civilians.More news: Trump gets warm reception at the LSU-Clemson national championship game
Key highways connecting Pakistan to neighboring Afghanistan have also been blocked due to heavy snow.
Across the border in Afghanistan, over 300 houses were either destroyed or partially damaged throughout the country, said Ahmad Tamim Azimi, a spokesman for the Natural Disaster Management Authority.
Afghanistan's western province of Herat has also been hit badly.
Harsh weather conditions continue across Pakistan over the last three days, bringing normal life to a halt as road transport and communication remain severely affected.
"We are distributing emergency assistance, including cash to families of the victims", said Azimi, adding that heavy rain and snow have hampered for rescuers.More news: Liam Hemsworth confirms that he is dating Gabriella Brooks with pillow photo