Heavy Snowfall Leaves Kashmir And Shimla Whitewashed
It has been snowing in Kashmir since Thursday morning, which has already broken the season's longest dry spell in the region in 40 years. While the tribal areas, higher hills and several places in lower hills of Himachal Pradesh reeled under biting cold wave conditions.
Large parts of the Valley are reeling under darkness as electricity has taken a hit due to the snowfall.
Air traffic and power supply have been severely hit in the Valley.
Thick ground frost occurred in mid and higher hills.
Slippery road conditions made driving hazardous, while water pipes froze and burst at several places affecting water supply.
The high-altitude tribal areas groaned under freezing conditions
Water pipes froze and burst at several places affecting water supply
All natural sources of water including lakes, springs, rivulets and tributaries of major rivers were frozen.