• Intense cold has led to freezing of taps forcing people in Srinagar to collect water from water tankers- pic Abid Bhat

    Cold Wave Intensifies As Valley Braces For More Snow

    Ahead of prediction of more snow, chilly weather conditions have further intensified in Kashmir valley, where ski resort of Gulmarg and health resort of Pahalgam were colder than Leh after mercury in these areas dipped
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    Fresh WD Approaching, Valley To Receive Heavy Snowfall

    A fresh Western Disturbance (WD) will likely hit the state on January 22, resulting in heavy snowfall, which would once again affect air and surface connectivity from the Valley.
  • Scenes of snow bound South Kashmir villages in Pulwama and Shopian districts Monday morning: Pix Vikar Syed

    Valley Receives Fresh Snowfall, Cut Off

    Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir on Monday due to fresh snowfall, which led to the closure of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway and affected flight operations in Srinagar as well.
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    Fresh Snowfall Likely From Today

    The Meteorological Department has forecast another spell of wet weather from Sunday. “There is possibility of isolated rainfall or snowfall today, after which we expect scattered to fairly-widespread rains or snow over the next four days.”
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    Bone Chilling Cold Wave Intensifies

     Bone chilling cold wave has further intensified as mercury witnessed further drop in the Kashmir valley, where water taps, water bodies and snow on roof tops and roadsides remained frozen, affecting normal life.
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    Srinagar records season’s coldest night at minus 6.3

    Jammu and Kashmir continued to reel under intense cold wave on Friday as both Srinagar and Jammu recorded the season's coldest night so far at minus 6.3 and 3.1 degrees Celsius respectively.
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    PDD forced to affect distress cuts

    Amid power crisis in Kashmir Valley, Government Tuesday said that with the onset of winters in Kashmir Valley, usage of heating gadgets by the consumers increase manifolds. The Government said that the rampant use of these heating gadgets
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    At -13 Deg C, Kargil Records Coldest Night

    The night temperature at most places in Kashmir division went further down the freezing point with Kargil, in Ladakh region of the state, recording its coldest night of the season at minus 12.4 degrees Celsius.
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    Snowed In !

    After a record  extended  dry spell, Valley was swept up by a heavy snowstorm. True to the forecast by weather department, snow silently fell through Thursday and Friday, exhilerating people with a flawless whiteness. Snow was iconic in its fury
  • Cartoon of the day for January 05, 2017

    Cartoon of the day for January 05, 2017

    Cartoon of the day for January 05, 2017
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    At 3.2 Degrees Sgr Records Coldest Day

    Summer capital Srinagar on Wednesday received season's first snowfall in morning hours followed by light rain due to which temperature plunged and the capital city witnessed season's coldest.
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    Rain, Snow Bring Cheer As Kashmir Dry Spell Ends

    The five-month long dry spell in Kashmir, the longest in four decades, ended Tuesday as high altitude areas, including Gulmarg, experienced snow while most of the plains were lashed by rains and light snow,
  • Fresh snowfall in the upper reaches and rains in the plains of the Valley brought the longest dry spell in the valley to end. VIKAR SYED/KO

    Snowfall ends dry spell in Valley

    Fresh snowfall in the upper reaches and rains in the plains of the Valley brought the longest dry spell in the valley to end. VIKAR SYED/KO
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    Light snowfall,rains end dry spell in Valley

    Many parts of the Valley Tuesday received light  snowfall and rains ending the longest dry spell in years in Valley..Officials said that light snowfall was received in ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
  • With temperature hovering below freezing point most parts of the Kashmir Valley have frozen as these scenes captured by KO lensman Abid Bhat depict.

    Frozen Kashmir Valley

    With temperature hovering below freezing point most parts of the Kashmir Valley have frozen as these scenes captured by KO lensman Abid Bhat depict.