MeT predicts wet spell today

MeT predicts wet spell today
A man rows his boat in Dal Lake amid fog and incessant rain in Srinagar on Saturday October 23, 2021.Aman Farooq for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar: While the minimum temperatures continued to drop in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh on Wednesday, the weather office has forecast widespread rain/snow beginning from Thursday night.

"Widespread intermittent light to moderate rain/snow (over higher reaches) is most likely to occur during Thursday and Friday nights," the Met Department said.

"This may led to temporary disruption of surface transportation on Zojila Pass, Mughal road, Banihal-Ramban axis, Sinthan Top," it added.

The weather office added that there was no forecast of a major snowfall till November 10.

On Thursday, Srinagar recorded 2 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 2 and Gulmarg minus 1.6 as their minimum temperatures.

Leh town recorded minus 0.7 degree Celsius, Kargil minus 2 and Drass minus 11.4 as the night's lowest temperature.

Jammu city recorded 14.4 degrees Celsius, Katra 11.3, Batote 4.1, Banihal 1.2 and Bhaderwah 2.8 as the minimum temperatures, MeT data said.

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