Srinagar: Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, turned white on Thursday due to fresh snowfall since last night, resulting in chilly weather conditions, disrupting normal life.
Roof and tree tops, electric lines and poles besides open fields and roads were under a blanket of white powder as people woke up in Srinagar and adjoining areas this morning.
People enjoyed snowfall from windowpanes of their homes.
People alleged that till 0800 hrs, no snow clearance operation was started in the city. Snow has not been cleared from main roads one can imagine the condition of inner road, alleged Abdul Rashid, a resident of Natipora.
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Similar reports were also received from Rajbagh, Dalgate, Radio Kashmir and Batmaloo. The roads have become very slippery and people were finding it difficult to drive. There was hardly any passenger vehicle visible on the roads and some people could be seen covering the distance to their destination on foot over several inches of snow. A number of vehicles could be seen abandoned on the roads due to slippery road condition.
Attendance in the tuition and coaching centres was also very less due to snow.
Interestingly, locals and tourists could be seen enjoying snowfall on the banks of Dal Lake since this morning despite cold. They were seen taking selfies and photographs.
A Met department said there is possibility of fresh rain and snow in Srinagar today. He said the minimum temperature in Srinagar was minus 1 degree. The day will become more colder today in the city, where the maximum temperature yesterday was 3 degree, 6.2 notches below normal. UNI