Higher reaches in Chenab Valley receives fresh snow fall


With moderate showers, lightning and winds, the high-altitude areas of Chenab valley in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday received a fresh snowfall.

Reports said that on Monday morning, the snowfall started in the higher reaches of Chenab region, especially in the surroundings of Gandoh and Bhadarwah valley.

The snowfall followed torrential rains that lashed large parts of Jammu and Kashmir bringing down the mercury by several notches.

According to the reports, the fresh snowfall was reported from the Kailash mountain range, Padri Gali, Bhaal Padri, Seoj, Shankh Padar, Rishi Dal, Gau-Peeda, Gan-Thak, Khanni-top, Guldanda, Chattar Galla and Asha Pati Glacier surrounding the Bhadarwah valley.

While areas like Braid Bal, Nehyed Chilly, Sharonth Dhar, Katardhar, Kainthi, Laloo Paani, Kaljugasar, Duggan Top, Goha and Sinthan Top also received fresh snowfall.

Reports also said that due to the inclement weather hundreds of nomadic families, mostly from the Gujjar and Bakarwal tribes, stranded at various places, along with their livestock.

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