Srinagar: The intensity in cold wave decreased Monday after Kashmir Valley and several areas in Jammu region received fresh snowfall, reports said.
The Divisional administration has issued weather advisory and asked people residing in higher reaches and avalanche prone areas of Kangan sub-division in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal and also in north Kashmir areas not to venture near slopes of hilly areas and other avalanche-prone areas.
State Meteorological Department had forecast moderate but widespread rain and snow in the plains and heavy snowfall in higher reaches till this evening. Reports said that on the 27th day of ongoing harshest cold period Chillai Kalan, the Srinagar and other areas in Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall during preceding night.
This is the 2nd spell of snowfall witnessed by Kashmir region during January month this winter.