Higher reaches receive fresh snowfall


The ski resort of Gulmarg received fresh snowfall on Wednesday as the weather office forecast light to moderate rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours.

Fresh two inch deep snow has been recorded on ground in Gulmarg while Srinagar city received 6.8 mm of rain during the last 12 hours, Met department officials said.

They added that 10.8 mm of rain were also recorded in Pahalgam during this period.

Tourists enjoying snowfall in Gulmarg. (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)

The official said Srinagar recorded 4.9 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature on Wednesday while it was 3.4 and minus 1.5 in Pahalgam and Gulmarg respectively.

Leh town of Ladakh region recorded 1.5 degree Celsius and Kargil minus 4.5 as the night’s lowest temperatures.


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