Gulmarg Receives Season’s First Snowfall

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Baramulla: Gulmarg, a world-famous ski-resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday received the season’s first snowfall, bringing the temperature down.

Pertinently, a local Meteorological (MeT) department had predicted light snowfall in higher reaches and light rainfall in plains of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Reports reaching the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that Gulmarg has received moderate snowfall today. It was the first snowfall of this season and thus ended the long dry spell as well.

After fresh snowfall in the area, the temperature has also plummeted at the world-famous ski-resort and its adjacent areas.

Earlier, Deputy Director Meteorological department, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad had said that a fresh western disturbance on Saturday will likely bring rain or snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir. He had stated that very light rainfall would occur in plains while there is a possibility of very light snowfall in higher reaches at isolated to scattered places as well.

Ahmad had also said the weather conditions would improve from Sunday morning—(KNO)

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