Snowfall in India

Dec 23, 2013, 16:14 PM IST
Kashmiri girls enjoy first snowfall of the season by throwing snow on each other, in Anantnag.
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Kashmiri girls enjoy first snowfall of the season by throwing snow on each other, in Anantnag.

Tourists play with snow near Mughal Road during snowfall in Shopian district.
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Tourists play with snow near Mughal Road during snowfall in Shopian district.

Indian Army jawans patrolling after the first major snowfall of the season in Poonch.
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Indian Army jawans patrolling after the first major snowfall of the season in Poonch.

A scene after the first major snowfall of the season in Poonch.
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A scene after the first major snowfall of the season in Poonch.

A view after the first major snowfall of the season in Poonch.
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A view after the first major snowfall of the season in Poonch.

A man plays with a `snow-man` in Pir Gali during snowfall in Poonch.
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A man plays with a `snow-man` in Pir Gali during snowfall in Poonch.

People walking in snow after overnight snowfall in Bhaderwah 200 kms from Jammu.
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People walking in snow after overnight snowfall in Bhaderwah 200 kms from Jammu.

A snow-covered train moves on Srinagar- Qazigund railway track in Anantnag district.
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A snow-covered train moves on Srinagar- Qazigund railway track in Anantnag district.

A view of snow-covered houseboats after first snowfall of the season on the banks of river jhelum in Srinagar.
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A view of snow-covered houseboats after first snowfall of the season on the banks of river jhelum in Srinagar.

A queue of stranded trucks on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which was closed for vehicular traffic due to heavy snowfall in Qazigund, 69 kms from Srinagar.
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A queue of stranded trucks on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which was closed for vehicular traffic due to heavy snowfall in Qazigund, 69 kms from Srinagar.

Tourists enjoy the first snowfall of the season in Shimla.
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Tourists enjoy the first snowfall of the season in Shimla.

A vehicle moves on snow-covered road after the season`s first snowfall in Shimla.
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A vehicle moves on snow-covered road after the season`s first snowfall in Shimla.

Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrol along the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu National highway near Qazigund which remained closed for the second consecutive day on Monday for vehicular traffic due to heavy snowfall.
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Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrol along the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu National highway near Qazigund which remained closed for the second consecutive day on Monday for vehicular traffic due to heavy snowfall.

Icicles hang from electric wires after heavy snowfall in Qazigund Anantnag district.
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Icicles hang from electric wires after heavy snowfall in Qazigund Anantnag district.

A view of snow-clad trees and houses in Manali.
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A view of snow-clad trees and houses in Manali.

Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrol along the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu National highway near Qazigund during heavy snowfall.
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Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrol along the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu National highway near Qazigund during heavy snowfall.

Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrol along the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu National highway near Qazigund which remained closed for the second consecutive day on Monday for vehicular traffic due to heavy snowfall.
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Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel patrol along the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu National highway near Qazigund which remained closed for the second consecutive day on Monday for vehicular traffic due to heavy snowfall.

A train runs on Banihal-Baramulla railway track during snowfall in Qazigund.
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A train runs on Banihal-Baramulla railway track during snowfall in Qazigund.

A car stuck in a snow-clad area after snowfall at Gulmarg in Baramulla district.
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A car stuck in a snow-clad area after snowfall at Gulmarg in Baramulla district.

A car stuck in a snow-clad area after snowfall at Gulmarg in Baramulla district.
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A car stuck in a snow-clad area after snowfall at Gulmarg in Baramulla district.

Labourers take rest under a tree along the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu National highway near Qazigund during heavy snowfall.
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Labourers take rest under a tree along the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu National highway near Qazigund during heavy snowfall.

People wait for buses during heavy snowfall on the closed Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund in Anantnag.
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People wait for buses during heavy snowfall on the closed Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund in Anantnag.