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Light rains continue in plains, Jmu-Sgr highway closed

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Srinagar: Light rainfall continued for the second straight day on Tuesday while the higher reaches received fresh snowfall, bringing a further slide in the temperature, reports said.
They said that the higher reaches including Drass area in Ladakh Union Territory received fresh snowfall on Tuesday.
The Meteorological department informed that there is possibility of light rains and snowfall across Kashmir till April 07.
In the weather advisory issued for two days, the Meteorological department has stated that the wet weather conditions would lead to disruption of surface traffic, adding that the weather conditions can also lead to landslides and shooting stones on NH 44 and NH1d.
“The water logging in low laying areas of Kashmir valley may also be witnessed till April 07,” the advisory reads.
The MeT officials said that the prevalent weather conditions would continue till April 07 following which the conditions would improve, saying that the weather conditions would improve from April 08.
Meanwhile, Traffic Authorities have decided not to allow the vehicular movement on Srinagar-Jammu national highway on Wednesday in view of the inclement weather prediction issued by MeT department for next few days.
A communique issued by Jammu & Kashmir Traffic Police Headquarters read, “on April 07, no Vehicular movement shall be allowed from either side on Jammu-Srinagar NHW in view of inclement weather prediction issued by MeT department for few days, there are chances of blockade on NHW. ”
Meanwhile, Mughal Road Continues to remain closed due to Snow accumulation.
Earlier on Tuesday in its daily update MeT department had predicted wet weather from April 6 to April 7. (KNO)

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