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Kashmir wakes up to a snowy surprise

Last updated on: December 14, 2012 12:58 IST

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Kashmir has received the season's first snowfall that has spread a mesmerising white quilt over the valley.

Reportage: Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar

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Photographs: Umar Ganie

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The mild snowfall began on Thursday evening and continued for a couple of hours. The locals woke up to a lovely surprise and pristine surroundings on Friday morning.

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Photographs: Umar Ganie
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The Met office has forecast more snow and rains in the next 24 hours.

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Photographs: Umar Ganie
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The mercury has plunged in the wake of snowfall and rains, leaving the locals shivering.

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The snowfall was heavy in the upper reaches and hinterlands.

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Gulmarg, the famous tourist resort in north Kashmir, reportedly received 18 inches of snow, bringing cheer to the locals as well the visiting tourists.

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The fresh snowfall in Gulmarg is bound to give a fillip to winter tourism and winter sports in the mountain resort.

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Photographs: Umar Ganie
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The tourist resort of Pahalgam has received five inches of snow.

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Photographs: Umar Ganie
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Winter set in early this year in the valley, with temperatures plummeting and its upper reaches receiving snowfall.

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But the freezing weather has also ushered in health problems for the locals, compounded by the six cylinder cap on subsidised LPG, ordered by the petroleum ministry.

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The snowfall has blocked the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

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