Fresh snow, rains lash Kashmir valley

Srinagar: The higher reaches including Gulmarg resort and other areas in Kashmir received fresh snowfall today, while the plains were lashed by rains.

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.

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