It’s snowing heavily in Valley
Srinagar: Most parts of Kashmir Valley including Capital city Srinagar is witnessing snowfall sine one hour or so, reports said.
They said that it was snowing in many upper reaches since morning however, in Srinagar and many other townships it started snowing after mid noon.
Notably, the MeT office here had predicted snowfall across the valley from today and the prediction has been made for two days in a row.
Meanwhile, minimum temperatures dropped further in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh on Friday.
An India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said moderate rain and snow is likely to occur in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday evening.
“Inclement weather during the next 48 hours can affect surface connectivity between the Valley and outside,” the official said.
The minimum temperature was minus 3.2 degree Celsius in Srinagar while it was minus 6.8 and minus 10 in Pahalgam and Gulmarg respectively.
Kargil town recorded minus 18.6 degree, the lowest in this season so far. Leh recorded a minimum temperature of minus 14.5 degree.
Jammu city had 4.5 degree Celsius, Katra 5.8, Batote 1.1, Bannihal 2.7 and Bhaderwah minus 2 as the night’s lowest temperatures.