In Pictures: Chillai Kalan Leaves Kashmir With Frozen Water Pipes, Huge Icicles

A man uses a mini hand stove to de-frost the water pipes as the chilling cold has led to the freezing of supply pipes across Kashmir. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
People carrying buckets has been a common sight during the past days as Chillai Kalan left Kashmir with frozen pipes this winter. Photo: Aman Farooq/ Gk
The sub freezing weather beautified various sights in Kashmir by creating huge icicles on twigs, wires, snow mounts and on other things too. Photo: Mubashir Khan/ GK
At minus 8.8, Srinagar in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday recorded the coldest night after 30 years, leading to freezing of water bodies including the Dal lake. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
Even though the authorities claimed to have taken stock of the situation, reports about sufferings of locals were received from many areas of Kashmir. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK
Icicles were seen hanging from unexpected things (an electric bulb in this picture) as 40-day Chillai Kalan ended on Sunday. Photo: Aman Farooq/ GK