Jammu & Kashmir

Gulmarg, other areas experience fresh snowfall

An aerial view of snow covered areas in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Several higher reaches of Kashmir Valley including the world famous ski-resort, Gulmarg experienced fresh snowfall, while plains received a rainfall on Thursday, bringing down the mercury in Jammu and Kashmir.

Gulmarg, the higher reaches of Sonamarg, Gurez and other parts of the Valley received fresh snowfall.

The plains of Kashmir including Srinagar receive light rainfall, which has resulted in the dip in mercury.

Director Meteorological department (MeT) Srinagar, Dr Mukhtar Ahmad told KNO that the weather conditions will improve from today as there is no significant weather activity till 10th November.

Director MeT said that mainly dry weather is expected from November 3-6, while fairly to generally cloudy with light snow over isolated higher reaches are expected from November 7 and 8.

He added that on November 9 and 10, the weather would remain generally cloudy while light rain and snowfall would occur over a few higher reaches during the period.

Overall, there is no significant weather activity till 10th November, he said. Asked about the dip in the temperature, he said there would be change in the temperature in coming days.

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