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Fresh snowfall turns Kashmir white

Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir received heavy and fresh snowfall on Saturday.

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A Kashmiri man clears a link road during heavy snowfall in Bandipora. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Kashmir is currently under the grip of 'Chillai-Kalan', the 40-day harshest period of winter when the chances of snowfall are most frequent and maximum and the temperature drops considerably. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Heavy snowfall disrupted surface and aerial connectivity to the Kashmir valley on Saturday. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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The MeT department said that the snowfall, which began in late afternoon on Friday, is one of the heaviest snowfalls in the recent years in Kashmir. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Kashmiri children enjoy in a snow-covered park. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Srinagar recorded 10 inches of snowfall till 8:30 in the morning and the ski-resort in Gulmarg recorded two feet of fresh snow. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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A Kashmiri man takes a selfie in the snow-clad region. The state is witnessing heavy snowfall over last couple of days.(Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Road clearance operations by the district administration are being undertaken since Saturday morning. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)