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Cautions against avalanches, urges people not to sit under trees or iron poles Srinagar: Rains continued in plains of Kashmir valley while upper reaches received snow, officials said on Monday. The Meteorological department has predicted more widespread rain in plains and snow in upper reaches till tomorrow and also urged people to be alert and cautious against thunderstorms and lightning, urging them not to sit under trees or iron poles besides warning about avalanches and…

Weather remained mainly dry throughout J&K and Ladakh on Saturday as the meteorological department said same weather condition is likely to continue during the next 24 hours till Sunday. “After 24 hours we are expecting a wet spell under the influence of a Western Disturbance (WD) that is approaching the two union territories,” said an official of the MET department. Srinagar recorded 6 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 0.2 and Gulmarg 0.5 as the minimum temperature…

Srinagar: With the forecast for no “major rainfall activity” and moderate rains or snow “likely” on March 21 and 22, the mercury remained above normal in Kashmir Valley, the weatherman said on Tuesday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 5.6°C against 6.3°C on the previous night. The minimum temperature was 1.9°C above normal for this time of the year in this summer capital, the official said. Qazigund, the gateway town…

Srinagar: Weatherman on Monday said there is no forecast for “major rainfall activity” this week even as moderate rains or snow are “likely” on March 21 and 22 in Jammu and Kashmir. “Today will be generally cloudy and dry. Light rain at isolated places is likely during subsequent days. There is no forecast of major rainfall activity till March 20, “Sonam Lotus, the Director of the local meteorological department, said, adding, “Moderate rain or snow…

Kashmir valley is expected to receive more rainfall over the next five days with slight respite on Sunday. The forecast issued by the Srinagar Meteorological Centre said the rainfall is expected on Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. It said there are chances of reduction in intensity and distribution of rainfall on Sunday, a brief respite during the ongoing wet spell. The centre said that “scattered to widespread” rainfall is expected in Jammu and Kashmir from…

Srinagar: Rain and snow lashed Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as the meteorological (MeT) department said weather would remain erratic till March 15. “Weather to remain erratic till March 15th. Expect intermittent rain with thunderstorms and snow over higher reaches mainly during 11-13th. Erratic weather may affect Banihal-Ramban, Zojila highways due to landslides and snowslides, etc. “Farmers are advised to avoid spraying of orchards and other farm operations till March 15”, an official of the…

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall in the higher reaches and rain in the plains occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the meteorological (MET) department forecast dry weather during the next 24 hours. Gulmarg recorded 37cm of fresh snowfall during in the past 24 hours. “Weather is likely to remain dry during the next 24 hours in J&K and Ladakh,” an official of the MET department said. Srinagar recorded 5.2 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam 2.1 and Gulmarg…

Srinagar: Gulmarg and other upper reaches in Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall as rains lashed other parts of the Valley. An official from meteorological department said that Srinagar received 3.2mm of rain as it recorded a low of 5.8°C temperature against 7.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.5°C above normal for this time of the year in the capital. Qazigund recorded a low of 4.8°C against 4.3°C on the previous night and received…

Srinagar: The minimum temperatures increased in Kashmir Valley amid forecast for rains in plains and snowfall in upper reaches, officials said on Sunday. A meteorological department official told GNS that Srinagar recorded a low of 7.0°C against 4.2°C on the previous night. The temperature was 3.3°C above normal for this time of the year in this summer capital, the official said. Qazigund recorded a low of 4.3°C against 1.5°C on the previous night while the mercury…

Srinagar: An active Western Disturbance is going to affect Jammu and Kashmir from 6 March onward. Under its influence, light to moderate rain is possible in plains while moderate snowfall is expected in higher reaches on 07 March. There are also chances of light snowfall in some plains (25%). As per the weather departent, between 9 and 14 March, one or two more active Western Disturbances may affect JK. Free Press Kashmir is now…