MeT predicts rains, snow in Jammu and Kashmir – Check Full Update

MeT predicts rains, snow in Jammu and Kashmir – Check Full Update

MeT predicts rains, snow next week in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 19(GNS): Weatherman on Friday forecast light snow at isolated higher reaches on January 25 and light rain and snow over scattered places for subsequent two days in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Dry weather is likely to continue till January 24 with generally cloudy on 20th evening,” a meteorological department official here told GNS.

On January 25, he said, light snow at isolated higher reaches was expected while from January 26-28, light rain and snow was expected over scattered places.

“As per indications of different models, there is possibility of light to moderate rain/snow at many places very likely from January 29-31,(Detailed information will be shared in coming days),” he said  

The MeT department also forecast redevelopment of moderate to dense fog and fall in day temperature over Jammu Division during next three days.

Regarding minimum temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of minus 4.9°C against minus 4.6°C on the previous night and it was 2.8°C below normal for the summer capital of J&K for this time of the year.

Kashmir valley is under ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh period of winter, which will end on January 29. However it does not mean an end to the winter. It is followed by a 20-day-long period called ‘Chillai-Khurd’ that occurs between January 30 and February 19 and a 10-day-long period ‘Chillai-Bachha’ (baby cold) which is from February 20 to March 1. (GNS)

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