Contemporary snowfall lashed larger reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Saturday, which led to the closure of Srinagar-Leh street for visitors, whereas the plains had been lashed by rains, officers mentioned. Many areas within the larger reaches of Jammu and Kashmir, together with the well-known ski-resort of Gulmarg, north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, and the vacationer resort of Sonamarg in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district acquired snowfall which was occurring when final stories got here in, the officers mentioned.
They mentioned there have been stories of snowfall from different areas within the larger reaches, together with Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, in addition to in Zojila Go and Drass (in Ladakh UT).
They mentioned as a result of snowfall, authorities closed the Srinagar-Leh street, which passes by Zojila go and connects Jammu and Kashmir with Ladakh union territory, for visitors.
“The street has been closed for visitors as a precautionary measure within the wake of snowfall,” the officers mentioned.
In the meantime, a lot of the areas within the plains of the Kashmir valley acquired rains, bringing down the temperature.
The MET Workplace has mentioned there might be a rise in precipitation in the course of the subsequent two days with the height round Saturday night time and Sunday.
The climate is probably going to enhance considerably thereafter, it mentioned.
(With PTI inputs)