Fresh snowfall in Kashmir; Gulmarg turns heavenly

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir; Gulmarg turns heavenly

There are reports of fresh snowfall across Kashmir Valley, with Gulmarg and other tourist attractions covered in fresh snow. Other than Gulmarg, Doodhpathri, Pahalgam, Gurez Pass and Sadhna Valley are also seeing season's first snow.

Kashmir is currently seeing the season's first snowfall and has turned into a winter wonderland. It was one of the most visited places in the country during the last year, and seems that it will be topping the chart again this year. Gulmarg, one of its most loved getaways and a winter lovers' haven, looks like a different beautiful realm altogether, covered in layers of fresh snow. It is also the skiing capital of India, wooing sports lovers from all over the world.

Travellers from all over the country and the world visit Kashmir, especially during the winter season, when the valley sees heavy snowfall. It has been reported that upper reaches of the Kashmir Valley are also seeing snowfall. This fresh spate of snow has also led to a sharp dip in temperature in the region. With Diwali vacations on right now, and more festivals coming, it is expected that snowfall lovers will now make a beeline for Kashmir.

Other than Gulmarg, Gurez Valley, Sadhna Pass, Phirkiyan Gali, and Machil Kupwara are also covered under layers of snow. It is reported that most places have seen at least 6 inches of fresh snow till now. There are reports of snowfall from the very famous Doodhpathri in Budgam, and areas of Kulgam, Peer Ki Gali as well as Sinthan Top.

There are reports of snowfall from Kashmir's Baramulla as well. The famous Mughal Road and Anantnag-Kishtwar road have also seen restriction in vehicular movement due to slippery roads. While there is interruption in daily life in the valley, snowfall also brings in more tourists to the city, eagerly awaited by the locals.
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