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Higher reaches receive fresh snowfall in Kashmir

Srinagar: Higher reaches of Kashmir valley received fresh snowfall, while rains lashed plains even as the Meteorological Department has forecasted that prevailing weather conditions will continue till 3rd February in the region, officials said.


The officials revealed news agency Kashmir Scroll that fresh snowfall of 2 inches was reported in Doodhpathri, 4 inches,

Ganderbal: Sonamarg/Zojila: 01 feet,

Bandipora: Razdan Top: 2 Feet, Dawar Gurez: 6 inches, Izmarg: 16 inches, Tulail: 04 inches,

Kupwara: Sadna Top: 18 inches, Farkin Top: 16 inches, Z-Gali: 2 feet, Machil 12 inches.


Meanwhile meteorological department officials said that on Jan 29, there is a possibility of light to moderate rain and snow at many places of J&K. Heavy snowfall is forecasted over isolated higher reaches of Kashmir Division (Kupwara, Baramulla, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Shopian, Anantnag and Kulgam districts) till late Monday afternoon.


They said between January 30-31st, there is possibility of light to moderate rain/snow at many places of J&K with chances of heavy snowfall over few higher reaches in Kashmir region.

“Similarly, between February 1-2nd, weather will remain generally cloudy with light rain and snow was expected at many places towards late afternoon and evening slots. On Feb 3-4, there is a possibility of light to moderate rain and snow at many places of J&K,” they added.

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