Two-day wet spell from tomorrow as fresh WD to affect J-K

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SRINAGAR — As the day temperature has gone up in J&K parts, the weatherman here has predicted a two-day wet spell in Jammu and Kashmir from tomorrow (March 21), saying that light to moderate rains and snow is expected at many places.

According to the news agency KNO, a fresh Western Disturbance (WD) is affecting Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow and under its influence, light to moderate rain and snow is expected to commence in parts of Kashmir from tomorrow afternoon onwards.

Director Meteorological Department (MeT), Dr Mukhtar Ahmad said that the weather would remain generally cloudy; there is a possibility of light to moderate rains, snow at many places with thunder, lightning and gusty winds over plans of Kashmir and Jammu division.

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An independent weather forecaster, Faizan Arif Keng also stated that by evening tomorrow, most parts in Kashmir Valley would have received a spell of rain and snow.

“Rain and snow activities can continue in some areas on March 22,” he said, adding that the least impact of WD is expected in Jammu, Samba, and Kathua districts.

There is a possibility of hailstorms and gusty winds in some areas during this period, he added.

However, the MeT Director stated that the weather would remain generally dry on March 23 while on March 24, the weather is expected to remain generally cloudy with light rain and snow at isolated places.

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While the weather is expected to remain dry during March 25 and 26, the weather would remain generally cloudy with the possibility of light rain and snow at a few places on March 27 to March 29.

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