Fresh Snowfall

Srinagar, Jan 02: Many areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall, while some parts in the plains were lashed by light rains.

The fresh snowfall was witnessed in Machil and Tangdhar areas of Kupwara, Gurez in Bandipora district, the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in Baramulla, Sonamarg in Ganderbal, and some other high altitude areas.

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Due to the snowfall, the Bandipora-Gurez Road has been closed temporarily for traffic. Some areas in the plains of the valley received light rainfall.

The Weather Department has forecast light rains or snowfall at isolated to scattered places in the valley. The weather is likely to stay mainly dry for a few days.