Temp dipping below zero
Srinagar, Oct 15: Gulmarg, the famous tourist destination in Kashmir, Sunday received this season’s first snowfall, with the temperature dipping below zero.
The snowfall was not as much as expected but has raised hopes among people associated with tourism for good upcoming winter tourism.
Gulmarg is a world famous destination for snow skiing, athletes as well as tourists who always keep an eye for snowfall at the tourist spot.
“For last five months, due to uneasy calm, least number of tourists visited Kashmir. Now with winters nearing and situation is improving. We expect tourists in coming months,” a tour guide in Gulmarg, said.
“The season for the snowfall has started. We are hopeful it will attract tourists in the coming months,” said a hotelier. (KNS)