JK News Today

Jammu, Jan 08:

Upward direction of winds is the reason behind the delay in the snowfall at higher peaks and rainfall in the plains of Jammu and Kashmir.

The MET Experts said and agreed that this winter season is dry, but wet as there was enough rains in December and first spell of snowfall in the higher reaches too.

“There is little delay in the snowfall, but it is not something to worry,” said experts and added that the dry weather will continue with cold climate.

Meanwhile, the MET officials also predicted good snowfall this winters too and said that there is not much rainfall this month, but second spell of snowfall will be witness by next week.

“There are chances of rainfall this weekend in the plains of Jammu region,” added experts.

Whereas, harsh winters to be continue in Kashmir region and this temperature prolongs.

The minimum temperature was minus 6.1 in Srinagar, minus 8.1 in Pahalgam and minus 10.5 in Gulmarg.

Gulmarg was the coldest place in the valley, while Kargil town at minus 18.5 was the coldest in the state, followed by Leh at minus 17.3 degrees Celsius.

Jammu city recorded 4.3, Katra five, Batote 1.6, Banihal 0.8, Bhaderwah minus 0.8 and Udhampur zero degree Celsius.