MeT predicts heavy rains, snowfall tomorrow

Weather Alert

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir Metrological Department on Saturday predicted heavy rains and snowfall in Kashmir Valley on March 8 (Sunday).

An official from the MeT Department said that there would be widespread rains and thunderstorms throughout the day. He said higher reaches may witness a spell of heavy snow as well.

“On Sunday, there are chances of heavy rains in plains and snow on upper reaches,” the official said.

The official said that a fresh Western Disturbance is approaching the western Himalayas. This will bring along heavy rains and snowfall over the hilly regions of Jammu and Kashmir.

Flights cancelled, train services suspended amid snowfall in Kashmir

Over the past couple of days, Kashmir witnessed scattered rains, engulfing the Valley under cold waves. This morning, the drizzle started again.

The famous tourist destinations including Gulmarg, Sonamarg and other high mountain areas have received 2-3 inches of snow.

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