MeT predicts rains,snowfall from Dec 11 to 13 in J&K

Another spell of rain or snow has been predicted for Jammu and Kashmir from December 11 to 13, an official said on Friday.

Director MeT Sonam Lotus said, “Plains will receive light to moderate rain or snowfall while upper reaches will witness heavy snowfall from December 11 to 13. The activity will be at its peak on December 12. The snowfall could result in disruption of surface transport on key highways,” he added.

Meanwhile, minimum temperature in Srinagar plummeted to minus 3.5 degree Celsius on Wednesday night, making it the coldest temperature of the season so far. However, with some sunshine the city recorded maximum temperature of 9.5 degrees on Thursday. The MeT department has predicted weather across the Valley to remain dry for next four days.

Meanwhile, Traffic Police officials have said that the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed Thursday evening due to shooting stones at several places. Officials said that if weather permits, on Friday only stranded vehicles would be allowed to reach their destinations.