Ten people were killed and seven injured on Saturday after the collapse of a section of a mountain at a coal mine in China, state television channel CCTV reported.
A senior official told AFP that Canadian Richard Cartier and Australian Matthew Eakin were missing on K2, while Briton Gordon Henderson was lost climbing Broad Peak. "We cannot declare them dead until the bodies are found."
The snowfall was witnessed on the heights of Jabal Al-Lawz in the city of Tabuk, on Saturday, as a result of a cold air mass rushing towards the region, which reduced surface temperatures to nearly zero degrees Celsius.
The Gilgit-Baltistan tourism department has already issued 700 permits to international climbers, and as many were expected to be issued this summer, an official told Dawn.
A British woman submitted a report through the Smart Police Station (SPS) in Hatta, requesting police assistance to find her husband and daughter.
Abdullah Al Muhairbi, an Emirati engineer, has created history after he scaled the 5,642-meter Mount Elbrus in Russia, and 6,962-meter Mount Aconcagua in Argentina in South America.
The 31-year-old Samina reached the top of the 8,611-metre peak early on Friday as part of a seven-member local team, and was followed hours later by a second Pakistani woman, Dubai-based Naila Kiani.