The Meteorological Department on Saturday predicted widespread rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir on 6-7 November.
“Widespread rain and snow is likely during 6-7th in Kashmir and today weather will be generally cloudy at most places besides that rain/snow over higher reaches very likely to commence from today evening,” the MeT told a local news agency, Kashmir News Service (KNS).
“From 6-7th November, there are chances of moderate Rain/snow (over higher reaches) and very likely to occur at most places of J&K Plains of Kashmir, mainly South, likely to receive (2-3)inches of snowfall during 6-7th. Heavy Snowfall (2-3feet) very likely over higher reaches,” he said, adding that snowfall and low temperatures may led to temporary disruption of surface transportation, mainly over Zojila, Jmu-Srinagar HW, Sinthantop, Mugal road etc. “It may damage orchards.”
Prior to embark on journey, the official urged people to know status of road from traffic police to avoid inconveniences. He also said farmers are advised to harvest agriculture/horticulture produces which are vulnerable to snowfall and low temperature. (KNS)