On Friday, Sonamarg in Jammu and Kashmir recorded light snowfall yet again. The meteorological department has also forecasted that there will be a significant improvement in the weather in Jammu and Kashmir. Many people have shared breathtaking pictures of the snow-clad landscape of the Union Territory. The snow transformed the already breathtaking landscape into a winter wonderland! There isn’t a better time than now to pack your bags and head to Kashmir! Scroll down and see some of the pictures shared on the Internet!
In Pictures: Kashmir’s Sonamarg Gets Snowfall
— Waseem Andrabi وسیم (@waseem_andrabi) December 1, 2023
According to an article which was recently published by the Hindustan Times or HT, there was a dry spell in Kashmir which ended on Thursday, 29 November. This is when the first snowfall was witnessed. As per the officials of the meteorology department cited in the article, there will be a significant improvement in the weather across the Union Territory.
Snowfall started in Sonamarg pic.twitter.com/9hAn4HYjsC
— Weatherman Shubham (@shubhamtorres09) November 30, 2023
Areas located on higher elevations received snowfall on Thursday. Sonamarg received snowfall on Friday as well. Sonamarg is located in the Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Met Office, the weather from December 2 to December 7 will be partially cloudy. From December 8 to 10, the weather will be generally to partly crowded.
Today’s visuals from Sonamarg after fresh Snowfall
Video from Sanjay Sharma bhai pic.twitter.com/3bt649YPcP
— Weatherman Shubham (@shubhamtorres09) December 1, 2023
The article also said that there would be a fall in the temperature by three to five degrees. Even though there was no snowfall in the region, there was a significant spike in the temperature. In Gulmarg and the Valley, temperatures went below freezing point on Thursday night. These stunning images truly seem like glimpses of heaven. The region, after all, is known as heaven on earth.
A Few More Pics Of The Winter Wonderland
— Aafrin Kazmi (@AafrinKazmi) December 1, 2023
The minimum temperature in Srinagar, which is known as Kashmir’s summer capital, was 4.5 degrees Celsius. Qazigund witnessed temperatures as low as 2.2 degrees Celsius. Pahalgam, which is located in the Anantnag district of Kashmir recorded temperatures as low as 0.5 degrees Celsius. Gulmarg, too, witnessed a low temperature of 1.8 degrees Celsius.
Enjoying Snowfall in Sonamarg J&K. pic.twitter.com/2Y8OPP9Jjm
— Ravee Ahuja (@ravee_ahuja) December 1, 2023
Tourists who currently are in the Sonamarg region are getting a taste of winter in Kashmir. The pristine white snow attracts millions of tourists every year to this marvellous haven. Winter season, though can be risky and cold, is one of the most popular weather in the region. This is all because of the snowfall which attracts tourists in the warmer parts of the country.
Have you ever been to Jammu and Kashmir? Do these pictures make you want to pack your bags and escape on a snowy vacation to the Union Territory? Let us know in the comments section below!
Cover Image Credits: @AafrinKazmi/X (Formerly, Twitter)
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