Though the season's first snowfall is magnificent, it has disrupted the daily lives of people in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. From power supply to road connectivity, everything has left the already crippled life in Kashmir in disarray.
So, here are some pictures depicting the chaos in Jammu and Kashmir after a heavy spell of snowfall :
Several instances of houses being damaged due to heavy snowfall took place in the state.
The heavy snowfall has also been harsh on stray animals in the state.
Snow is beautiful but it also leaves the stray animal hungry. Try to feed them something whenever you can pic.twitter.com/1PVWxQzpkq— Shuja ul haq (@ShujaUH) January 4, 2021
Due to road blockage, travelling from one place to another in time of emergencies got extremely difficult. This also left many people stranded.
Police Personnel of District Police Kulgam carried a Pregnant Lady on Shoulders and walked miles to admit her in Hospital.@JmuKmrPolice @KashmirPolice @Digskr @Gurinderpal_IPS pic.twitter.com/5hQ0XkPYaK— District Police Kulgam: official (@policekulgam) January 5, 2021
#WATCH Jammu & Kashmir: Indian Army personnel rescue a civilian Tariq Iqbal who was caught in a snow slide in Lacchipura. He was discharged from the hospital later. (14.01.20) (Source - Indian Army) pic.twitter.com/yEQtRcitom— ANI (@ANI) January 15, 2020
Chuntiwari to Ring Pain Road got closed due to snow fall and people suffering increased.— Zahid Parwaz Choudhary (@ZahidParwaz) December 28, 2020
This is also another picture of Kashmir, where we always faces such type of problems.@AJEnglish @Kashmir_Monitor @nayeema1 @indyurdu @BBCUrdu @QaziShibli pic.twitter.com/8rbwgYV2cq
While it was impossible for an ambulance to reach Hafiz Bagh, Repora in Ganderbal, our brave jawans from #GanderbalPolice @KashmirPolice @JmuKmrPolice had this old mother with acute respiratory distress evacuated to the nearby DH averting what could’ve been the worst. Well done!! pic.twitter.com/XwsP2x4Yzm— 𝐃𝐫 𝐒𝐮𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐦 𝐊𝐡𝐚𝐧 (@DrSuneem) January 5, 2021
A man rides on a cycle during heavy snowfall, in Srinagar.#photography #photoshop #photoshoot #photographers_of_india #jktoursim #kpc #snowfall #kashmirvalley #Indian #Controlled #Kashmir@JandKTourism @AJENews @AP @ReutersIndia @snehamordani pic.twitter.com/mPneV31VQ6— Shoaib Bhat (@ShoaibB06507317) January 5, 2021
KULGAM POLICE RENDERED HELPING HAND TO THE NEEDY DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER AND RESCUED— District Police Kulgam: official (@policekulgam) January 5, 2021
22 GUJJAR BAKERWALS WHO GOT STRUCKED DUE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL AT HIGHER REACHES OF QASBA DEVSAR IN DISTRICT KULGAM.@JmuKmrPolice @KashmirPolice @Digskr pic.twitter.com/viva1ucOKU
Several heavy-duty snow clearing operations took place for people to resume with their daily lives.
Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar Municipal Corporation employees clear snow from pavements in front of the shops in the city pic.twitter.com/bUydTyzB9v— ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2021
Vehicles were seen covered in snow.
Picture speaks it self that how much snow in south Kashmir kulgam pic.twitter.com/lOqkl2c6dN— KULGAM_NEWS_AGENCY (@KulgamA) January 4, 2021
Continuous snowfall and difficulty in clearing roads have severely affected the lives of people in Kashmir.