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In Pictures: Season's first snowfall is here

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    Season's first snowfall is here. Some areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall while the plains recorded light rainfall breaking the dry spell in the valley.

    Few of valley's upper areas have received fresh snowfall, while light rainfall was recorded in plains, a spokesman of the Meteorological Department said.

    Affarwat peaks in Gulmarg in north Kashmir's Baramulla district recorded three inches of fresh snowfall till 8:30 am this morning.

    Sonamarg and its adjoining areas in central Kashmir's Ganderbal also received snowfall, which was going on when last reports came in.

    Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, and other areas in the plains across the valley received rains during the night, the spokesman said, adding the city recorded 2.2 mm of rainfall.

    Season's first snowfall

    Season's first snowfall

    Tourists enjoying at snow covered tourist resort after season's first snowfall on Wednesday. Snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains have ended extended dry spell in Kashmir Valley, bringing respite to the people. PTI Photo

    Dry spell ends in Kashmir Valley

    Dry spell ends in Kashmir Valley

    A man with his horse walks on the snow covered field at the tourist resort Sonamarg after the season's first snowfall on Wednesday. Snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains have ended extended dry spell in Kashmir Valley, bringing respite to the people. PTI Photo

    Sledge drivers are ready

    Sledge drivers are ready

    Sledge drivers waiting for customers at tourist resort Sonamarg after season's first snowfall on Wednesday.Snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains have ended extended dry spell in Kashmir Valley, bringing respite to the people. PTI Photo

    A stroll in the snow

    A stroll in the snow

    Tourists enjoying a walk on snow coverd tourist resort Sonamarg after season's first snowfall on Wednesday.Snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains have ended extended dry spell in Kashmir Valley, bringing respite to the people. PTI Photo

    Tourists in jubilant mode

    Tourists in jubilant mode

    Tourists enjoying with snow at the tourist resort Sonamarg after season's first snowfall on Wednesday.Snowfall in higher reaches and rains in plains have ended extended dry spell in Kashmir Valley, bringing respite to the people. Owing to the overcast conditions, the minimum temperature at most of the places across the valley, except Gulmarg in north Kashmir, stayed above the freezing point. PTI Photo

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