Sonamarg in central Kashmir receives season’s first snowfall

Kangan Nov. 15.The twin health resorts of Sonamarg and Naranag in upper reaches of  Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district received the season’s first snowfall in the wee hours on Wednesday.

Witnesses said that snowfall began at around 3 am. 

Director Meteorological department, Sonam Lotus had predicted a spell of light rain in plains and light snowfall in hills between November 14 and 15.

“A Western Disturbance is approaching that will subsequently results in rains in plains and snow at hills, officials said.

Light snowfall was recorded in Sonamarg, Naranag and Thajwas while rains in plains in Ganderbal, they said.