Nathatop receives season's first snowfall

Higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir were lashed with the season's first major snowfall on Monday.

The higher reaches of Jammu province today witnessed the first snowfall of the season. Eyewitnesses told the Greater Kashmir that hill resort Nathatop in Patnitop saw a heavy rush of tourists since Monday morning who were seen enjoying snowfall.

The Nathatop peak had about 1.6 ft of snow since last night the tourists especially on the Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrimage were seen making a beeline here.