J&K: Fresh snowfall in higher reaches, rain in plains

An official said that signifiant improvement from Sunday afternoon and dry weather till 2nd of November is expected.
J&K: Fresh snowfall in higher reaches, rain in plains
Moderate snow was recorded in tourist resorts Gulmarg, Pahalgam besides Shopian, Zojila, Drass, Zanskar, Gurez and other higher and middle reaches of J&K, an official said. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 23: A moderate rainfall over plains and light to moderate snow was recorded in the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir during the last 12 hours, officials said on Saturday.

They said that the highest rain of 58 mm was recorded in Qazigund followed by Kokernag (50mm) and Banihal (48mm).

Moderate snow was also recorded in tourist resorts Gulmarg, Pahalgam besides Shopian, Zojila, Drass, Zanskar, Gurez and other higher and middle reaches, an official said.

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir
Fresh snowfall in Kashmir Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Currently it is raining over plains of Kashmir and Jammu and snowing over middle and upper reaches, he said.

As per the official, the current system will likely to persist during next 8-10 hours and gradual decrease thereafter.

Signifiant improvement from Sunday afternoon and dry weather is expected till 2nd November, he added.

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