The upper reaches, including world famous ski resort of Gulmarg and tourist resort of Sonmarg, received fresh snowfall, while light rain lashed Srinagar and other plains in Kashmir valley, resulting in a dip in the day temperature.
A Met department spokesperson told UNI that fairly widespread rain and snow would occur at scattered places in Kashmir valley during the next 48 hours under the influence of a Western Disturbance (WD), which is active in the region.
Gulmarg, 55 km from here in north Kashmir, received fresh snowfall since Monday morning, much to the delight of skiers and tourists.
“About 5 to 6 inches of snow has been accumulated on the ski slopes.
Khilanmarg and Apharwat, the highest point of the cable car project in Gulmarg, also received fresh moderate to heavy snowfall since this morning.