everal parts of Kashmir witnessed fresh sporadic snowfall during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.
Officials said snowfall started in Srinagar around 7 am, several hours after it had begun in neighbouring Budgam and Pulwama districts.
A MeT official said light to moderate snow with heavy falls was reported from many areas of Kashmir.
The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg, in north Kashmir, recorded few inches of fresh snowfall during the night, while Pahalgam tourist resort in south Kashmir, recorded 6 cm of snow, the official said.
He said most of the areas in the plains of the valley also received light snowfall — which is the season’s second.
It was still snowing, especially in the plains, when the last reports came in and the weather system is likely to continue, he said.
This spell is most likely to give good snow/rain in the Pirpanjal area Gulmarg, Ramban-Banihal, Shopian, Poonch-Rajouri and Zojila, the official said.
Many areas of the valley were also lashed by rains, he added.