Kashmir receives fresh spell of snowfall

While higher reaches of the valley have been witnessing intermittent snowfall since Monday, Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and

Published on Jan 04, 2022 01:53 PM IST 8 Photos

Kashmir received fresh snowfall on January 4. The snowfall has resulted in warmer-than-expected nights in the valley but the weatherman has forecast the temperature to all further over the next two days. Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of 0.6 degree Celsius, down from the previous night's 3.0 degrees Celsius, officials said.(AP)

"In the last few days, there was dry weather. Now, people will get relief, and a number of tourists will flock here. The weather is appealing. Snowy weather brings splendour to Kashmir," said a local resident of Kashmir while speaking to news agency ANI.(AP)

"Snowfall is very good. In the last weeks, there was a lot of dryness. After the snowfall, a lot of tourists will come. After the snowfall, the beauty of Kashmir will be enhanced even more," said another resident.(AP)


"Most widespread moderate rain/snow is expected in Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh regions. Light rain/snow would commence at a few places of Kashmir from January 3 evening & increase in intensity & distribution," the Indian Meteorological Department mentioned.(AP)

People in warm clothes, step outside during the season's first snowfall in Srinagar.(PTI)