The higher reaches of Kashmir including a famous health resort Sonamarg, received the first snowfall of the season on Tuesday, bringing the temperature down.
The local MeT Department had predicted light to moderate snowfall or rainfall in higher reaches. It had also predicted rainfall in plains from Monday evening to Wednesday afternoon.
The Divisional Commissioner had also issued weather advisory in this regard.
In the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday, Sonamarg and other higher reaches received season’s first snowfall while rains lashed plains in the night.