Bilal Bahadur/Mukhtar Zahoor
Valley Tuesday witnessed first snowfall across, Bilal Bahadur and Mukhtar Zahoor took their camera and clicked the first shots.
As Kashmir plains received the season’s first snowfall, there was a sigh of relief; from the long dry spell and the intense cold.
Enveloping the land with the white blanket, Srinagar recorded snow and rains equivalent to rainfall 3.5 cm.
Snow, besides the difficulties in this part of the world, brings joy. The beauty of winter.
Nine days before the actual onset of Chillai Kalan, the harsh period of 40 days, the white blanket was most sought after.
While many preferred to enjoy at home, many others were seen moving around to attend their work.
Geared up from last many days, the administration was ready to face it. However, there were reports that waterlogging was again a crisis.
The morning sight of netizens were viral on social sites, sharing pictures and expressing happiness.
The roads were slippery, the flakes all around. It was a great feeling around.
Facing the cold, rowing the boat and fetching the vegetables, the winter in Kashmir has set in for a long duration.