Jammu & Kashmir : Fresh Weather Updates, Finally rain on Cards

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Rain or snowfall is likely to occur over the next few days in Jammu & Kashmir, an official of Meteorological Department said today.

While there are chances of rain or snow at isolated places in the valley today, there is likelihood of fairly widespread rain or snowfall in the J&K state tomorrow, he said.

The state may witness scattered to widespread rain or snowfall on February 12, the official said.Holy destinations such as Badrinath, Kedarnath, and Vaishno Devi would too witness heavy rains and thundershowers, with chances of snowfall. Higher reaches of the hilly states also stand a chance of avalanche, putting armed forces on alert.
According to Skymet Weather, a fresh Western Disturbance is approaching the Western Himalayas. It touted to be an active system, which would start affecting Jammu and Kashmir by the evening of February 10.
By intensity and spread would increase by February 11, as parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand would too start recording the weather activity.The intensity would peak on February 12, wherein moderate to heavy rain and snow would lash all the three hilly states. The activity would continue on February 13 but with reduced intensity as the system would start clearing away the region. Remnants of the system would continue to give one or two spells of rains on February 14 as well.This will not be all, as another Western Disturbance would start affecting Jammu and Kashmir by February 15. Though it will not be as strong as the previous one but it would surely enhance the rains and now activity again over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on February 15-16.

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