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Warm cloths and room heaters back in Srinagar due to cold

Written by: Staff

Srinagar, June 5 (UNI) Warm cloths and room heaters are back in Kashmir due to cold following rains since early this morning resulting a drop in the temperature.

However, the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained unaffected despite rains and all incoming and outgoing flights operated normally.

The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh highway remained closed today due to dry day meant exclusively for maintenance of the road, while no vehicle is being allowed from Leh or Srinagar on the highway.

People in Kashmir valley, including summer capital Srinagar, had to wear warm cloths following a drop in the temperature due to rains.

The room heaters are also back and people were seen warming themselves by staying inside.

A report from world famous ski resort of Gulmarg said the entire belt received heavy rains, much to the delight of tourists who had come from the plains where heat wave has already claimed several lives.

Tourists could be seen wearing warm cloths, including jackets and overcoats.

Similar reports were received from other tourist resorts, including Sonamarg.

Reports said there was a light snowfall at Sheshnag and holy Amarnath caves. The two-month long pilgrimage to the shrine will commence from June 11.


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