Moderate snowfall continued in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday but the weather office forecast an improvement in atmosphere from Wednesday afternoon.
Fresh snowfall and landslides Monday forced closure of the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway.
Light to moderate snowfall began Saturday morning in higher reaches of the Valley as the weather office said rain or light snowfall would occur in summer capital till Sunday.
High altitude areas of Kashmir Valley, including the famous ski resort of Gulmarg, on Wednesday experienced fresh snowfall which ended over a month-long dry spell.
Apart from suicides which followed the chit fund scandal in West Bengal, a director of such a company was found murdered by suspected depositors at Chunchura in Hooghly district.
Nine civilians trapped in avalanche-hit Sonamarg area of Kashmir for three days were rescued on Friday by local authorities assisted by Army.
In an effort to save Hangul, the
Kashmir Stag, a Hangul Conservation Breeding Centre is coming
up at picturesque Dard-e-Wuder in Sonamarg.
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