Fresh spell of snowfall in Kashmir’s Gulmarg, Sonamarg raises hopes of tourist revival
Tourism which is the mainstay for the individuals of the area was hit hard due to the COVID-19 pandemic but with limitations alleviating and popular traveler locations like Gulmarg and Sonmarg experiencing snowfall the tourist inflow has increased.
Fresh spell of snowfall was observed in the greater reaches of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, requiring the Srinagar-Leh road to shut for traffic.
Snowfall was reported from the ski-resort of Gulmarg, Baramulla, popular traveler resort Sonamarg and Ganderbal district. Snowfall was also witnessed in Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
The minimum temperature in the valley has actually plummeted 4 degrees listed below normal due to snowfall in the area.
Snowfall has actually brought the whole Kashmir valley to life. Tourist which is the pillar for the individuals of the area was hit hard due to the COVID-19 pandemic but with constraints relieving and popular traveler locations like Gulmarg and Sonmarg experiencing snowfall the traveler inflow has actually increased.
A traveler from Dehli Ranudeep stated “I feel like in paradise it resembles a snow blanket. I got tested for covid at the airport and I am not scared now. We need to look forward. The covid has currently hit the market hard and it’s now time to fight. Individuals must come out and start visiting this location.”
Another traveler from Mumbai said, “It’s a various Diwali for us. We have actually come here with family and it is absolutely going to be an unforgettable Diwali for us in Kashmir”
The residents were also overjoyed over the altering weather condition and tourism choosing up pace. Zahoor Ahmad a traveler guide in Gulmarg stated, “It’s a moment of happiness for us. Business was hit hard due to the lockdown given that March however tourism is gradually choosing rate and this snowfall is a Diwali gift to us. We desire more and more tourists to come here and for that reason we are taking all required COVID-19 safety measures.”
Meanwhile, the meteorological department has anticipated more rain and snow in the valley till Sunday. An excellent quantity of rain is likewise expected in the plains. The weather will alleviate out Monday onwards however drop in temperature level will increase the chill aspect in the region.
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