Agence India Press
Srinagar: After received fresh snowfall and blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway for two days, people woke up to a sunny morning in the Kashmir Valley and respite people from the bone chilling cold.The traffic movement on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was also resumed despite the highway received intermittent rainfall.
The Meteorological Department on Monday forecasted rain/snowfall at isolated places during the next 24 hours.
After the morning broke out here, Kashmiris witness sunny and bright weather and brought respite from the bitter cold. People were seen coming out in the pleasant weather. However, their joy short-lived after 3pm as the sky turned cloudy again, resulting in cold.
A MeT spokes person told Agence India Press that, there could be rain or snowfall at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. However, both maximum and minimum temperature will remain above normal tomorrow.
“Light rain or snow could occur in the summer capital, Srinagar, were the night temperature will improve further but the temperature will drop, though it will be above normal temperature.”
Gulmarg was coldest place in the Valley after the temperature dropped by about 3 Degree Celsius this morning against yesterdays minus 7.5 Degree Celsius; it was minus 10.2 Degree Celsius in the morning.
Officials at the SP Highway confirmed that traffic movement was resumed since morning today. “We allowed one way traffic from Jammu- Srinagar today.”
However, there was light to moderate rainfall going on at the Jawahar Tunnel till the last reports came in. (AIP News)
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