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WInter's Tale

A thick layer of ice covers the Dal Lake in Kashmir after a sudden plunge in the minimum temperature. Kashmir Valley reeled under severe cold with Srinagar city recording its lowest minimum temperature, minus 7.8 degrees Celsus, in eight years, on Wednesday.

January 13, 2021

View of frozen Dal Lake, in Srinagar. Kashmir Valley reeled under severe cold after witnessing sub-zero temperatures.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

A boatman cuts ice to steer his way on the frozen Dal Lake, in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

A boat man makes his way through the frozen surface of the Dal Lake on a cold day in Srinagar.

AP Photo/ Dar Yasin

Fishermen catch fish in the frozen surface of water of Dal Lake on a cold day in Srinagar.

AP Photo/ Dar Yasin

Migratory birds rest near the frozen surface of the Dal Lake on a cold day in Srinagar.

AP Photo/ Dar Yasin

A boat man makes his way through the frozen surface of the Dal Lake on a cold day in Srinagar.

AP Photo/ Dar Yasin

Shikara's or traditional gondola's damaged in last week's snowfall are covered with layer of frozen water of the Dal Lake on a cold day in Srinagar.

AP Photo/ Dar Yasin

Boat men row their boats in a stream that connects to the Dal Lake on a cold day in Srinagar. The Kashmir valley continues to reel under intense cold wave conditions.

AP Photo/ Dar Yasin