*Kashmir under freeze amid forecast for ‘widespread’ snowfall from today evening*
Srinagar, Jan 24 (GNS): Amid forecast of “widespread snowfall”, the minimum temperature on Tuesday recorded a drop in Jammu and Kashmir barring twin capitals and Qazigund, officials said.
The MeT department has forecast “widespread moderate snow/(rain in Jammu) & moderate to heavy snow over middle and higher reaches of J&K” from today evening to January 25. “On January 26-28th, weather is expected to be partly to generally cloudy with light snow or rain at isolated places.”
From January 29-30th, the MeT department has forecast widespread moderate to heavy rain and snow.
He said that in the last 24 hours till 0830 hours Pahalgam and Gulmarg received 0.5cm and 0.8cm of snowfall respectively. Reports said that snowfall was also received from some upper reaches in the Valley. (GNS)