While Delhi boils, Kashmir is witnessing incessant rainfall and snow.
After a dry winter, Kashmir received a three-day long rainfall, which intensified today. The higher altitudes, on the other hand, received heavy snow.
In last 24 hours, places like the Zojila pass received heavy snow, causing the 434km long Srinagar-Leh highway to being shut down yesterday evening .
The famous health resort in Sonamarg and the hills around it received around 1-inch deep snow, while Minamarg received 6-inch deep snow and Gumri got 12-inch deep snow.
Traffic on Jammu-Kargil highway has been stalled since Thursday evening due to heavy snowfall in Zojila Pass and Gumri.
The Met department has predicted a moderate to heavy rain and thunder showers in several places in the Jammu and Kashmir divisions for today.
Snowfall in mid-April has brought down day temperatures to 15 degree Celcius in Srinagar.