Srinagar Receives Season’s First Snowfall


SRINAGAR: Srinagar witnessed the first snowfall of the season today on Thursday, while the higher reaches of Kashmir, including Gulmarg and Sonamarg tourist resorts, received moderate snowfall, the Met Office said.

An official of the MeT department said as expected, light to moderate snowfall occurred in plains of the Valley while moderate snowfall occurred in the higher reaches of J&K.

“Scattered to widespread rain/snow is likely in J&K during the next 24 hours,” an official of the MeT department said.

Srinagar had minus 3.2, Pahalgam minus 4.5 and Gulmarg minus 4.8 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.

Jammu had 6, Katra 7.6, Batote 2.1, Banihal minus 0.2 and Bhaderwah 0.6 as the minimum temperature.


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