RINAGAR, Jan 29: Fresh snowfall occurred at several places across the valley today fetching the valley sites a slight breather from the continued dry weather. Since Thursday morning light to moderate snow/rain occurred at isolated places on high reaches and plains including Srinagar city.
However, the little flakes could not bring a cheer to the people in city. Though the core winter period of Chillai Kalan is about to be over yet the plains including city is yet to receive a reasonable snowfall of the season.
Snowfall occurred at places including Qazigund, Pahalgam, Kupwara and Srinagar. The state meteorological department revealed that Qazigund received around 2 centimeters of snow while the snowfall measured at the tourist spot of Pahalgam was around 9 centimeters.
“Only few places including city received fresh snowfall on Thursday morning but in a very low quantity. Sleeting also occurred at few places including Kupwara. Moreover, several places across the state received light to moderate rains,” an official at MET department revealed.