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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: 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…

Srinagar: There was no respite from the intense cold wave conditions in Kashmir on Wednesday as the minimum temperature across the valley stayed several degrees below the freezing point, a MET department official said. Srinagar city recorded a low of minus 6 degrees Celsius, up from minus 7 degrees Celsius the previous night, the official said. The minimum temperature in the city on Tuesday night was nearly four degrees below normal for this time of…

Snowing at Gulmarg, Sonmarg and raining at some places of central and north Kashmir Ganderbal: The 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway was closed for vehicular movement on Saturday due to fresh snowfall in Zojila. On Saturday morning, the higher reaches of Kashmir including Drass received fresh snowfall. An official said due to the fresh snowfall at Mani Marg, Drass and Zojila, the authorities suspended the traffic movement on the highway as a precautionary measure. As per local…

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy snow and rain in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, and has issued a warning for air/surface traffic, including all highways, connecting Kashmir with the outside land. In the Kashmir Valley, where people are already facing freezing cold, there is a forecast of heavy snowfall and rain in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from Friday. The IMD said that an active western disturbance is most likely to affect Jammu…

Srinagar: A Western Disturbance of moderate intensity will effect Jammu and Kashmir from November 14 as per Kashmir Weather department and India Meteorological Department First active Western Disturbance of the season is expected around 14th November. So far, its predictability is poor (<40%), and intensity around moderate says Kashmir Weather Independent Weather forecaster of Kashmir. The official of IMD Srinagar says, that this is an early prediction and it may change. “The Western Disturbance of…

Srinagar: The Meteorological department (MeT) here has predicted light rains and snow in upper reaches of Kashmir today. Director MeT Sonam Lotus said that as per the forecast, the upper reaches of the valley would receive light snowfall at isolated places on Wednesday. “However, there is no forecast of any major weather activity till next week,” he said. “The weather is likely to remain partly cloudy with possibility of light snowfall at isolated places on…