Untimely snowfall damages apple orchards in Kashmir's Shopian

The minimum temperatures have dropped throughout Jammu and Kashmir after heavy rains, hailstorms and snowfall lashed several parts On October

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As per the visuals, farmers felt a bit worried as they feared that their crops might get damaged. The untimely snowfall in Kashmir has affected apple orchards in Padpawan village.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

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Moderate snowfall was witnessed in Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Shopian and Gurez areas of the valley, officials said.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

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A farmer shakes off the snow from the fruit laden trees at Padpawan village in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir to protect the apples.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

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Gulmarg in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir also received the season's first snowfall on Saturday morning.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

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Meanwhile, India Metrological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall, snowfall with thunderstorms, gusty winds and lightning at isolated places over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab on October 23.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

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People walk in the rain in Jammu on Saturday, October 23. The Jammu-Srinagar highway, that connects Kashmir valley to the rest of India, remained closed for traffic as higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall while heavy rains lashed the plains. (AP)

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The weatherman has forecast wet weather in the region for the next 24 hours.(AP)

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