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Srinagar: A 60-year-old man was injured after hit on the head by a flying tin sheet amid gusty winds which also damaged rooftops of four houses and a school in Mendhar area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources that due to gusty winds, a tin sheet got uprooted and hit on the head of Mumtaz Hussein (60) son of Dulla Khan of Gultha area of the Mendhar. The injured was shifted to…

Srinagar: Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, has been closed due to landslides triggered by incessant rains in Jammu and Kashmir. Officials said that the highway was blocked for traffic movement at Panthayal and no vehicular movement shall be allowed on March 23 in view of the forecast by the MeT department. “Tomorrow (23-03-2021), no vehicular movement shall be allowed from either side on Jammu-Srinagar highway in view…

Srinagar: Incessant rains continued to pummel the plains of Kashmir valley while snow accumulated in higher reaches on the third consecutive day on Tuesday, bringing the mercury down and causing waterlogging in some low lying areas. The weatherman said that while widespread moderate to heavy rain or snow will continue today, there would be a “significant improvement” from tomorrow onwards. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 4.6°C as against 7.4°C…

Kupwara: The authorities on Tuesday ordered the closure of schools up to the middle standard for a day in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district due to inclement weather conditions. As per a statement, Chief Education Officer Kupwara, Abdul Hamid Fani said that all the schools up to middle standard shall remain closed for today keeping in view the inclement weather conditions and for the safety of students. “This is as per directions of DC Kupwara”, the…

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…

Srinagar: Amid advisory for widespread rains or snow, minimum temperatures increased across Kashmir Valley, officials said on Sunday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 7.4°C against 6.0°C on the previous night. The minimum temperature was 4.7°C above normal for this time of the year in the summer capital of J&K, the official said. Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.7°C against 4.4°C on the previous night…

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…

Temperature increased in Kashmir Valley amid forecast for wet spell next week, weatherman said on Friday. A meteorological department official told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), that Srinagar recorded a low of 5.8°C against 4.2°C on the previous night. The minimum temperature was 1.1°C above normal for this time of the year in the summer capital of J-K, the official said. Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.7°C…

Srinagar: Parts of north Kashmir received light rains while night temperatures recorded a slight dip in Kashmir Valley, the weatherman said on Thursday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 4.2°C against 6.2°C on the previous night. The minimum temperature was minus 0.5°C below normal for this time of the year in this summer capital, the official said. Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 3.8°C against 5.2°C…

Srinagar: Amid forecast for moderate rains or snow likely on March 21 and 22, the mercury remained above normal in Kashmir Valley, the weatherman said on Wednesday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 6.2°C against 5.6°C on the previous night. The minimum temperature was 4.7°C above normal for this time of the year in this summer capital, the official said. Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of…