SRINAGAR: Gulmarg, Gurez and other places in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Saturday and while rain lashed plains of Kashmir valley including Srinagar city.
Gulmarg, the famous ski resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and Gurez area of Bandipora district received snowfall in the morning.
Reports said that snowfall was also recorded in Sonamarg tourist resort in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district and Zojila Pass along the Srinagar-Leh highway.
There were reports of snowfall in several other areas in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir including areas along the Mughal Road – the alternate roadway connecting the valley with Jammu.
An official said that the snowfall in the higher reaches and rains in plain areas of Kashmir led to a drop in temperature across the Valley.
He said they are expecting a significant improvement in weather conditions from Monday but it will remain cloudy for some days.