Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir increased cold! Heavy rain warning in Bandipora, Kupwara and Sonamarg

Jammu Kashmir: Where people in the rest of the country are facing the problem of extreme heat and severe heat wave, there is a different atmosphere in Kashmir. The weather has taken a turn in the Kashmir Valley and due to heavy snowfall there, people have been forced to wear warm clothes in the country itself. 

Light snowfall occurred in many areas of the Kashmir Valley on Friday (May 26) due to which the entire region felt cool, in addition to this, it rained intermittently for the third consecutive day in the plains and the bitter cold kept the people forced to wear warm clothes again.

Snowfall everywhere in Kashmir!
Light snowfall in upper reaches of Gurez Valley and Karnah in Kashmir, Drass area of ​​Kargil also received light snowfall on Friday, while Drass of Kargil The region also received light snowfall on Friday evening, light to moderate rains lashed the plains of Jammu and Kashmir, throwing life out of gear and bringing down the mercury by several notches.

What is the Meteorological Department saying?
The Meteorological Department has predicted light snowfall in the upper reaches of some districts of North Kashmir including Bandipora, Kupwara, Sonamarg-Zojila-Gumri axis in the next 24 hours. Expressed. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Deputy Director, Meteorological Department, said that the current round of moderate rain with thunder, lightning is expected to continue, strong winds are blowing at some places, after which the weather condition may improve gradually. is.

Further, on May 27 & May 28, intermittent light rain, thunder, lightning very likely, while on May 29- May 30, fairly widespread on and off light to moderate rain, thunder and lightning with hail There is a possibility of strong winds at some places. 

What did the Meteorological Department say about agricultural works?
The Meteorological Department has issued an advisory to the farmers advising them to postpone all agricultural works till May 30 as a precautionary measure. Srinagar today recorded a minimum temperature of 9 degrees Celsius, 3 degrees below normal for this time of the year, while the hilly areas recorded a drop of 5-8 degrees Celsius due to snowfall. As more rain and snow are expected in the next 24 hours, further drop in temperature cannot be ruled out.

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