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Gulmarg, Sonmarg, and other locations in Kashmir experience first snowfall of this season

The resort towns of Kashmir, Gulmarg, and Sonmarg experienced the season's first snowfall on Thursday.

By wasmulhaq 
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Srinagar: Snowfall entices tourists; Kashmir is known for this, so it is a hotbed for the promotion of tourism. Every year, snowfall in Kashmir commences around October’s end and at the beginning of November.

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The weather in Kashmir is perfect for tourists in December and January. During this period, the entire valley is covered with snow and the whole Kashmir region looks gorgeous in these months. This is the perfect time to visit the valley to enjoy skiing and snowboarding.

The resort towns of Kashmir, Gulmarg, and Sonmarg experienced the season’s first snowfall on Thursday. Gulmarg and Sonmarg received 2 inches and 1 inch of snowfall, respectively. The early fall of snow has brought lots of cheer to the huge number of tourists staying here.

Snowfall has been experienced at several other places, such as Sadna Top, Machil, and Gurez, while rain across Kashmir has made the atmosphere awesome. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) believed that more rain and snowfall were likely to occur in parts of Kashmir before the weather improved. “The weather is expected to get better in the late hours of Thursday, October 20,” stated an IMD official.

The temperature in Kashmir dipped amidst rain and snow. Therefore, the horticulture department has asked the fruit growers to speed up their apple harvest.

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