Dal Lake freezes over as Jammu and Kashmir receives fresh heavy snowfall; flights to and from Srinagar disrupted [Photos]
While fresh snowfall brought relief from intense cold to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir, it also disrupted normal life was disrupted
Parts of Kashmir were blanketed in snow as the region received fresh snowfall on Monday. The early morning snowfall caused roads to be waterlogged and also led to the snapping of electricity lines in many places. Getty Images.
As heavy snowfall continued in the Valley for the second consecutive day on Monday, flights to and from Sringar airport were cancelled. The heavy snowfall brought relief to the residents from intense cold. PTI
A thin veneer of ice covered the waters of the Dal Lake in Srinagar. Parts of the famous lake, also a tourist attraction, had frozen when the region recorded its coldest night on 28 December. The temperature had fallen several notches below the freezing point. Getty images.
The hilly state of Himachal Pradesh received its snowfall on 4 January, bringing cheer to tourists and hoteliers in places like Dharamshala, Manali and Kullu. AP
However, as snowfall continued in the state, the Himachal Pradesh Police on Monday issued a fresh advisory asking travellers to keep in mind weather alerts issued by the meteorological department. Four people have died in the state due snow-related incidents since wide-spread snowfall since 8 January . PTI