Jammu-Srinagar National Highway Reopened for One-way Traffic

The weather improved on Sunday after heavy rain and hailstorm, and snowfall in the mountainous areas. However, rain has also occurred in some districts, and snowfall has also happened in the higher mountainous regions. There has been light snowfall in the tourist places Patnitop and Nathatop. The administration has unilaterally restored the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. Mughal Road is currently closed. According to the Meteorological Center, Srinagar, the weather will be apparent in the state from Monday.


The sky remained cloudy in Jammu since morning. However, it rained. Four mm of rain was recorded in Katra till 5.30 pm. Apart from fresh snowfall in the mountainous areas of Pahalgam, two mm of rain also occurred. Batote has also received two mm of rain. After rain and snowfall, the temperature has increased due to the drop in the temperature.


Temperatures several degrees below average have been recorded in almost every district. The day’s maximum temperature in the Jammu district was recorded at 22.7 degrees Celsius, about eight notches below normal. The maximum temperature in Katra was 19.4 degrees Celsius, which is about eight degrees below normal.


The maximum temperature of the day was recorded at 10 degrees Celsius in Srinagar. The day’s maximum temperature in Pahalgam fell by about 14 degrees below normal to 4.4 degrees Celsius. Gulmarg recorded the day’s maximum temperature of 1.0 degrees Celsius, about 12 degrees Celsius below normal.


According to the Meteorological Center Srinagar, the weather will improve from October 25, and the weather will remain clear at most places except in a few areas. This trend will continue in the coming days also.