Fresh Snowfall in Greater Reaches of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh; Rain in Plains
They said there were reports of snowfall from other areas in the greater reaches, including Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, besides in Zojila Pass and Drass (in Ladakh UT).
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The higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh got fresh snowfall on Saturday, requiring the closure of the Srinagar-Leh road for traffic, while the plains were lashed by rains, authorities stated. Many locations in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir, consisting of the well-known ski-resort of Gulmarg, north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, and the tourist resort of Sonamarg in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district received snowfall which was going on when last reports came in, the officials said.
They said there were reports of snowfall from other areas in the greater reaches, including Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, besides in Zojila Pass and Drass (in Ladakh UT). They stated due to the snowfall, authorities closed the Srinagar-Leh roadway, which passes through Zojila pass and links Jammu and Kashmir with Ladakh union area, for traffic.
” The roadway has actually been closed for traffic as a preventive procedure in the wake of snowfall,” the officials said. On the other hand, the majority of the locations in the plains of the Kashmir valley received rains, reducing the temperature.
The MET Office has actually said there will be a boost in rainfall during the next two days with the peak around Saturday night and Sunday. The weather is likely to enhance significantly thereafter, it stated.
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