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In Pictures: People Walk, Play On Dal Lake Despite Official Warnings

By INS Desk , in Events , at January 14, 2021

By Zargar Zahoor

The minimum temperature in Srinagar touched -8.4°C today. It was the season’s coldest so far and the coldest January night recorded in the past 25 years
Due to freezing temperatures many water bodies in the Valley, including the world-famous Dal Lake have frozen
Some people, particularly youth and children walked and played on the frozen waters of Dal Lake, despite warnings against moving on the thin layer of ice. The officials say it is very risky and can result in slips, falls, fractures and fatal injuries.  It can also result in drowning.



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