New Year to bring Rain, Snowfall in J&K

New Year to bring Rain, Snowfall in J&K

SRINAGAR, Dec 27: The weather department predicted fresh rain and snowfall from next week, even as cold wave prevailed in the Kashmir valley, where majority water bodies and taps were frozen yet again when minimum temperature witnessed a further drop and many areas, including Srinagar, recorded coldest night.

The first day of “New Year” is likely bring some relief as a first Western Disturbance (WD) could hit the region and could result in scattered rain in Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir and isolated in UT of Ladakh region, A Met department spokesman said.

He said that weather will remain dry till December 31. However, a fresh WD could hit the region on the first day of ‘2020’, when there could be scattered rain or snow in Kashmir and Jammu and isolated in Ladakh region, he said. This system will help increase in the minimum temperature, he said.

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