Sep 15 (KTNS):The higher reaches of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Including famous health resort Sonamarg, Zojila Pass, Meenmarg, Gumri, Gagangir, received the first snowfall of the season on Saturday, bringing the temperature down.

As Sonamarg and the nearby areas received snowfall, the plains including Gund, Ganiwan, Kangan, Wusan, Ganderbal also received the light rainfall .  Temperatures in these areas have been going down drastically with Leh and Kargil witnessing the coldest nights.

The sudden change in the climate brought a slight change in normal life in the upper reaches urging the people to wear the warm clothes and utilize the heaters in homes and vehicles.