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
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.”
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.
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
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.
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
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,
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.