Water bodies have become playing fields in Kashmir due to intense coldDue to severe freezing temperatures, water bodies have been freezed and became playing fields in Kashmir. Even Kashmir's famous Dal Lake have freezes due to severe cold temperature and children are playing cricket on the Lake.
A forty-days (21 Dec to Jan 30)harsh winter called Chillia Kalan in Kashmiri is proceeding in Kashmir. Lakes and water bodies are freezing, and even water pipes get blocked. Winters are intense in Kashmir, roads are blocked due to snow, electricity and water are also affected. When the rest of the country is warmer, Kashmir is in sever cold grip.