Overnight rains break dry cold spell in Jammu and Kashmir

Non-local workers walking at Lal Chowk amid snowfallKL image by Bilal Bahadur

The state is likely to witness widespread rains on Tuesday as well, said MeT officials, adding that it will be scattered on Wednesday and Thursday.

Gulmarg, the famous ski-resort in north Kashmir, recorded 15 cm (about six inches) of fresh snowfall till 8:30 am this morning.

However, higher reaches have also received fresh snowfall on since Sunday night.

Head of Services of IMD, Dr M Mohapatra said, there is also a forecast of rainfall over Punjab, North Haryana, Chandigarh, West Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in next 48 hours.

"These 141 snow clearance machines have been tested in presence of designated officers and dispatched to different districts where they will operate under the control of respective district or sub-district control rooms", the officials said.

SMC worker carrying garbage at Lal Chowk Kl Image By Bilal Bahadur
SMC worker carrying garbage at Lal Chowk Kl Image By Bilal Bahadur

Rainfall across the northern India is bringing down the mercury.

In Jammu region, about one feet of snow was recorded in the Peer Ki Gali area along the Mughal road, connecting twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri with south Kashmir Shopian district, till Monday morning, they said.

Due to snowfall on higher reaches on Monday disrupted the movement of transport on the historic Mughal Road and Bandipora-Gurez road has been closed for traffic following heavy snowfall on Razdan Top and Gurez valley since late last night.

Earlier, on Dec 09, In view of weather forecast of heavy snow and rains, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed Divisional Administration of Kashmir to be in a state of preparedness and responsive to any crisis thrown up by the inclement weather.

Jammu-Srinagar national highway has been closed for vehicular traffic. Katra recorded 13.8 mm rainfall, followed by Bhaderwah (7.9 mm), Batote (7.3 mm) and Banihal (6.1 mm).

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