Cold wave conditions to prevail across Jammu & Kashmir

On Tuesday, plains in Kashmir received their first snowfall, three weeks after the high altitude regions. This week, parts of North India—in particular, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Jammu Kashmir—are likely to continue experiencing colder weather conditions. These regions are expected to witness isolated heavy rains, snow, and thunderstorms for the next two days, starting Tuesday. As per The Weather Channel met team, a western disturbance affects the Western Himalayan Region and the Trans-Himalayas with fairly widespread moderate snow or rain until Thursday. In addition, heavy snow up to 100 cm…

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Kashmir Valley likely to receive fresh Rain, Snowfall: India Meteorological Department

The Kashmir Valley is expected to receive fresh rain and snowfall in the upper reaches as temperatures are likely to go below the freezing point, India Meteorological Department said . It received rain and the snowfall last week as well. Also read | Snowfall strands Adityanath, Trivendra Singh Rawat in Kedarnath for hours The resort town of Gulmarg recorded the lowest minimum temperature of minus 6 degrees Celsius. Jammu and Srinagar recorded minimum temperatures of 9.5 degrees Celsius and 0.8 degrees Celsius. Kashmir received first heavy snowfall in the beginning…

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Heavy Snow, Rain across J&K and Ladakh from Nov 13 to 15, Predicts IMD

The IMD said that an active western disturbance is most likely to affect J&K and Ladakh as well as its surroundings from the evening of November 13 to 15 The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy snow and rain in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and has issued a warning for air/surface traffic including all highways connecting Kashmir with the country. In the Kashmir Valley, where people are already facing freezing cold, there is a forecast of heavy snowfall and rain in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from Friday. The…

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Light rain, Snowfall at higher reaches today: MeT

• Gradual decrease in day, night temperatures in next two weeks : Lotus• Traffic to ply from Jammu to Srinagar today on the highway The Meteorological Department has forecast light rains and snow at higher reaches in the Valley for Wednesday.The Kashmir Valley will witness a gradual dip in day and night temperatures during the next few weeks, officials said. Director Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Centre Sonam Lotus told Kashmir Post that weather in Kashmir will likely remain cloudy with the possibility of light snow and rains at isolated places…

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MeT predicts another wet spell on Sep 3&4

Rains lashed Kashmir on Monday bringing down temperatures sharply even as the Meteorological Department (MeT) predicted another wet spell on September 3 and 4. MeT in its fresh weather forecast said: “Light to moderate rain is likely at scattered to fairly widespread places of J&K mainly during September 3 and 4.” Director MeT, Sonam Lotus said during this period occasional heavy showers were likely at some places in Jammu region. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) weather forecast issued for various states has also predicted rains in parts of J&K from…

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Rainfall to end J&K’s dry spell: IMD

Jammu & Kashmir is expected to receive widespread rainfall by Wednesday and over the next few days after an extended dry spell since May that led to a surge in day temperatures in the Valley, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Moderate rain and thunderstorms were reported from Jammu and the Himalayan Pir Panjal Range region from Bhaderwah to Poonch. “The rainfall will move forward towards east later in the day [Tuesday],” an IMD official said. He said the Kashmir Valley will receive rainfall by Wednesday morning. Meteorologist Sonam Lotus…

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Srinagar gets cleaner, Jammu ranks among dirtiest cities

Srinagar ranked 36th among the cleanest cities in India, while Jammu ranked among the dirtiest cities for the fourth successive year securing 224th rank under the Swachh Survekshan 2020 announced on Thursday.This was revealed by the Ministry of Housing and Union Affairs on Thursday in which Srinagar secured 36th rank with 2905.58 points out of 4000.Jammu city ranked among the dirtiest cities for the fourth successive year, securing 224th rank and secured 2284.16 points among 382 cities and towns of India with a population of less than 10 lakh.The announcement…

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Heat wave to continue across Kashmir Valley: MeT

The heat wave continues to hold its tight grip on Kashmir as weatherman predicts no immediate response for next one week. MeT spokesman informed that Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir recorded 34.7 degrees Celsius temperature today. He added that the season’s highest temperature at 35.4 degree Celsius was recorded on August 7. Meanwhile, Director MeT, Sonum Lotus said that there is no prediction of any major rainfall activity in the next one week. He added that the weather conditions across Kashmir would remain hot and humid, adding…

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Weatherman predicts wet spell between July 20 and 21

Kashmir is likely to get a relief from hot weather conditions as the Metrological department Saturday forecasted light rains between July 20 and 21 while its main activity would be Monday evening. Director Meteorological Department, Srinagar, Sonam Lotus told Kashmir InFocus that they were expecting light rains in scattered places of Kashmir from Monday till Tuesday afternoon. “We are expecting a good spell of rains to occur at most places of Jammu, scattered places of Kashmir and at isolated places of Ladakh regions between July 20 and 21 with main…

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Heatwave to continue across Kashmir

As a heat wave has gripped Kashmir valley for the past several days, Srinagar recorded the season’s hottest day Thursday settling day temperature at 33.7 degree Celsius. Deputy Director Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Mukhtar Ahmad told Kashmir Post that Srinagar recorded the hottest day of the season and the same weather conditions would continue to prevail in the Valley. “We are not seeing any change in the current weather system and are expecting a slight increase in day temperatures over the five to six days,” he said. In Jammu division,…

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