Srinagar, Oct 19: The tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Sonamarg and other upper reaches of Kashmir experienced season’s first snowfall bringing chill in the Valley and forcing people to pull wollens from their cupboards.
The famous tourist resort of Kashmir, Gulmarg received season’s first snowfall where over a dozen tourists were there who were delighted to see the snow. Around 2 inches of snow had accumulated there by evening.
The snowfall was also recorded in Zojila and Sonamarg and authorities closed the Srinagar-Leh National Highway as precautionary measures due to slippery conditions. However, an official said that the road will be re-opened in the morning if weather improves.