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Novel device creates electricity from snowfall

The device called snow-based triboelectric nanogenerator, or snow TENG, generates charge through static electricity, produces energy from the exchange of electrons.

Pakistan: 10 dead due to heavy snowfall, rain in Balochistan; 1,500 families rescued

Heavy snowfall and rains have killed around 10 people in different parts of Balochistan province, with nearly 1,500 stranded families rescued by Pakistan Army helicopters. Rescue officials said heavy flooding caused by rains and snowfall had affected most parts of Chaman, Bolan, Khuzdar, Pishin, Lasbela, Dalbandin, Qila Abdullah, Khuzdar and Kech, where hundreds of families […]

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One way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway after five days closure

After restoring the road and clearing the stranded vehicles, including a truck carrying essential commodities to Srinagar, authorities decided to allow Kashmir-bound traffic from Jammu on Saturday.

Himachal Pradesh: Snowfall throws life out of gear

On Wednesday, 303 roads across the state were closed for traffic due to damages from rain and snowfall. A total of 302 machines were deployed across the state to clear the blocked roads.

Slight relief from cold wave conditions in Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie and Kufri recorded minimum temperatures of 4.2 degrees Celsius and 2.3 degrees Celsius, respectively while Kinnaur's Kalpa recorded a low of minus 5 degrees Celsius.

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, flight operations disrupted at Srinagar airport

Kashmir is currently under the grip of 'Chillai-Kalan' -- the 40-day harshest winter period -- when the chances of snowfall are high and the temperature drops considerably.

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Khardung La avalanche: 10 civilians feared dead, rescue operations underway

Khardung La avalanche: The incident took place when the civilians were digging snow in the area. The Army, local police and State Disaster Response Force are conducting rescue operations.

Manali shivers at minus 5 degree Celsius after fresh snowfall

Other tourist destinations of Himachal Pradesh like Kufri in Shimla district and Dalhousie in Chamba district also saw acute cold wave conditions at freezing point.

First snowfall of season in Kashmir disrupts movement, causes major power outage

The snowfall has led to a shutdown of land and airways with the Srinagar international airport cancelling several flights on Saturday. The air and surface links were disconnected due to power outage worsening the situation in the state.

Manali-Leh highway closed after snowfall

Locals and tourists have been advised not to travel towards the higher reaches as chances of snow and rain are high till September 25, a government spokesperson said.

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Nature's glory: Srinagar gets first snowfall of the season

The snowfall started at the higher reaches of the Valley as cold waves gripped the area due to incessant rainfall. All the weather stations in the Valley has thus witnessed around 10-degree drop in the normal temperature

Stunning photos: Shimla under thick blanket of snow

Shimla and its surrounding areas experienced first snowfall of the season while tribal areas and other hills in Himachal Pradesh are experiencing continuous heavy snowfall since this morning.

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Amazing pictures of the world covered in white this winter

Pretty snow pictures don't stop at just snowflakes. This gallery is a collection of snow in various avatars — snowmen, snowfall, light tricks and more.

J&K receives snowfall for third consecutive day

The snow clad valley received fresh snowfall on Sunday.

Jammu and Kashmir: Snowfall across valley, highways closed

The chances of snowfall are maximum and most frequent during the period from December 21 to January 31.

Shimla receives season's first snowfall

Shimla and its nearby tourists spots received season’s first snowfall on Saturday.

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Fresh snowstorm in USA

The National Weather Service says parts of Illinois could get up to half a foot of new snow.

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Leepa Valley Report

Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, February 24, 2016:- Leepa Valley, located 105 kilometers from Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, gets covered in deep layers of snow throughout the harsh winter season. The residents of the valley face many problems because of the blockade of the routes due to heavy snowfall. The people of the valley demand construction of a tunnel, but their demands fell on the deaf ears of the authorities concerned.

Residents of Leepa Valley Demand Tunnel Access

Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, February 23, 2016:- Leepa Valley, located 105 kilometers from Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, gets covered in deep layers of snow throughout the harsh winter season. The residents of the valley face many problems because of the blockade of the routes due to heavy snowfall. The people of the valley demand construction of a tunnel, but their demands fell on the deaf ears of the authorities concerned.

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Shimla Receives Another Spell Of Snowfall

Snowfall was also experienced at tourist destinations of Kullu Manali where tourists have already arrived hoping for snow.

Shimla Snowfall 2016: Visuals Of Tourists Enjoying The Snow

  The town of Shimla witnessed the first snowfall of 2016. Tourists and locals are seen enjoying the weather. Other places in Himachal Pradesh including Shoja were seen covered with snow.

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