Cold arrives in Kashmir, snowfall in upper reaches

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Temperature dropped due to continuous rains since Sunday, morning disrupting normal life and people seen wearing woolen clothes in the very first week of October.

The Met department however, has said the weather will improve tomorrow when the impact of Western Disturbance (WD) will ease.

The upper reaches in famed health resort of Pahalgam, in south Kashmir, received fresh snowfall, clearly visible from a distance as trees in the woods had turned white.

Reports of light to moderate snowfall were received from Amarnth cave and its periphery, Sheshnag, Managuns, Pisso top and Panjterni on traditional yatra route.

Upper heights in Shopian also received light snowfall, reports said.

The upper reaches; including areas near the Line of Control (LoC) also experienced light to moderate snowfall early this morning.

The entire plains in the Kashmir valley had rains since yesterday, resulting in drop in the temperature.

In Srinagar, where the civil secretariat, will close on September 25 for annual Darbar move to reopen in the first week of next month, people were seen wearing warm and woolen clothes due to drop in the temperature following rains.

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