First Bout of Mountain Snow In Kashmir Valley 

SRINAGAR — The higher reaches of Kashmir Valley including a famous health resort Sonamarg received season’s first snowfall of the season on Tuesday, bringing the temperature down. Besides, the rains also lashed the plains in the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday.

Earlier, the local Meteorological (MeT) department had predicted light to moderate snowfall or rainfall in higher reaches while as rainfall in plains from Monday evening to Wednesday afternoon. 

In view of the prediction, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan had also issued weather advisory.

In the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday, Sonamarg and other higher reaches received season’s first snowfall while rains also lashed plains in the night. 

The first snowfall in higher reaches and rainfall in plains have brought the temperature down in the Valley. 

The MeT officials said that they are predicting light to moderate rainfall across the Valley till Wednesday afternoon.  

 

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