Fresh snowfall in higher reaches of Chenab region; Cold wave condition grips whole area

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STATE TIMES NEWS

Bhadarwah: As predicted by MeT Department, Higher reaches of Chenab region also received fresh snowfall since last night.
Fresh spell of heavy snowfall in higher reaches of Bhadarwah Valley and moderate snowfall in others areas of Chenab Valley last night further intensifies cold wave conditions in entire region, dipping mercury to the minus and throwing normal life out of gear.
According to reports, torrential rains since last two days lashed whole Chenab Valley while higher reaches witnessed fresh snowfall last night.
The surroundings of Bhadarwah valley which include Ashapati, Seoj Dhar, Kailash Kund, Subar Dhar, Shankoja, Chinta and Jaie witnessed fresh snowfall. Dessa, Manjmi, Bhallesa, Kota Top, Marwah, Dachan, Kishtwar, Sinthan Top, Mahu-Mangit and other hilly areas experienced snowfall early morning.
People especially of far-off areas are facing several problems due to continuous spells of snowfall especially electricity and water supply.
People were forced to wear warm clothes to protect themselves from the bone chilling cold and also use traditional Bhukharies (Fire places) and Kangri (Firepots) to protect themselves in the severe cold climate. However MET Department has predicted improvement in the weather from tomorrow evening.