Heavy rain, snow lash Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar:Heavy rains and light to moderate fresh snowfall occurred in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday.

While heavy to moderate rains lashed majorly in Jammu, light to moderate snowfall occurred in Kashmir valley.

A MeT official said that western disturbance active over Jammu and Kashmir has resulted in rains in the Jammu division and the snowfall in the valley over the past 24 hours.

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He said the system is likely to weaken from Tuesday evening and gradual improvement is expected from tomorrow onwards.

Srinagar recorded minus 0.2 degrees Celsius while Pahalgam and Gulmarg recorded minus 0.2 and minus 4 degrees, respectively.

Kargil was coldest at minus 12.2, Drass town of Ladakh recorded minus 6.8, while Leh was warmer at 2.8 degrees Celsius.

Jammu city was at 8.7, Katra 6, Batote minus 2.1, Bannihal minus 0.1 and Bhaderwah was at minus 0.2.


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