Early almond blossom in Kashmir

Kashmir witnessed the warmest winter in seven decades, without heavy snowfall or freezing daytime temperatures, leading to early arrival of spring season this year. Vikar Syed captured these images of almond blossom in different parts of South Kashmir. The early bloom may sound good for production and tourism, but its consequences are uncertain.

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