Upper reaches of Kashmir valley including tourist hot spots of Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam received light to moderate snowfall on Sunday.

The northern parts of Kashmir valley including Karnah and Machil in the border district of Kupwara received moderate snowfall. About a foot of snow was accumulated at these places and it was still snowing till the last reports came in.

The traffic on Gurez-Bandipora road was also suspended following a fresh snowfall on Razdan top in Bandipora district of north Kashmir Sunday. It was still snowing till the last reports came in, sources said.

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Ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir also received fresh snowfall much to the delight of the tourists visiting there. The tourists were seen enjoying the snow, clicking memorable pictures in the background of snow clad tall trees and mountains.

Sonamarg in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal also received moderate snowfall resulting in the closure of Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri (SSG) road connecting Zojila pass on the Leh Highway.

With freezing temperatures at Drass, the second coldest place in the world after Siberia, Ladakh highway also experienced fresh snowfall since Sunday morning, reports said.

Pahalgam, Betab Valley, Chandanwari and cave shrine of Amarnath also received light to moderate snowfall today. Tourists were seen enjoying the snow at Pahalgam in south Kashmir.

Srinagar and other parts of the valley remained overcast coupled with freezing cold conditions and fog.