More rains, snow this week, forecasts MeT

More rains, snow this week, forecasts MeT

SRINAGAR: After three days of dry spell, weather conditions are going to worsen in coming days across the Kashmir Valley, an official from the Metrological department said.
The department predicted more rainfall and snow and dip in temperature from Thursday.
The official told Kashmir Reader that the Valley will receive an intermittent rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday.
He said there will a snowfall from Thursday to Saturday, in both plains and hilly areas.
“The day temperature is also going to drop further,” he added. .
Meanwhile, cold wave continued on Sunday with Leh recording minus 5.8 Celcius in night, the coldest so far in the region, followed by Gulmarg’s minus 5, Kupwara minus 1.2 and Pahalgam’s minus .04. The Srinagar recorded
.04, which is far below than the normal.
Weather conditions have worsened since Wednesday after heavy rains and snowfall across the Kashmir Valley wreaked havoc. It was the winter seasons major snowfall that disrupted air and road traffic, cut power supplies, and
damaged horticulture.
As per the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) there was 67 percent increase in precipitation than normal.
It said that Kashmir received 61.5 millimeter rainfall, which is more than over 52 millimeter normal this season so far.\
According to IMD data, Jammu and Kashmir region has also received excess rainfall during the period from October 1 to November 10.
“J&K has received 83.5 millimeter rainfall instead of the normal 47.6 mmfrom the period of October 1 to November 10,” it added.

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