Upper reaches of Kashmir including Gulmarg receive snowfall
Srinagar, Feb 24: While the plains were lashed by rains, Gulmarg resort and other areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Saturday. The wet-spell is likely to continue till tomorrow, an official of the Meteorological (MeT) Department said here.
He said about half-an-inch of snowfall was recorded in the resort till 8:30 am. The official said while there are reports of snowfall in other areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir as well, the plains of the Valley were lashed by rains.
The plains across the Valley have received rainfall, which was going on till last reports came in, he said. The official said there is likelihood of snowfall at widespread places in the higher reaches of Kashmir, while the plains would witness rainfall. There is also a possibility of light rain, in plains, or snowfall, in higher reaches, at scattered places in Kashmir tomorrow, the official said.