Rain, snowfall forecast for Jammu and Kashmir

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Rain and snowfall has been forecast across Jammu and Kashmir as a  western disturbance is active over the state. Its intensity will decrease from Wednesday onwards.

A western disturbance is the name given to an extra-tropical storm in the Mediterranean Sea under whose influence rain and snowfall occurs in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.


Srinagar recorded minus 0.3 degrees Celsius while it was 0.2 in Pahalgam and minus 4 in Gulmarg.

Leh town recorded minus 5.6 while Kargil was the coldest at minus 14 degrees Celsius.

Jammu city was 11.9, Katra 10, Batote 2.1, Bannihal 1.1 and Bhaderwah 1.9 degrees Celsius. (with inputs from IANS)