Climate Change

MeT forecasts erratic weather till April 7 in JK, Ladakh

Srinagar: Meteorological department on Tuesday said that weather will remain erratic with intermittent light to moderate rain in plains or snow on higher reaches of JK and Ladakh till Wednesday afternoon.

“Occasional heavy snowfall is possible on Zojila, Banihal-Ramban and prominent passes of Leh-Manali Highways during the period,” Director Meteorological department Sonam Lotus said. He said that a “significant” improvement is expected from April 8 onwards in both JK and Ladakh.

A meteorological department official said that Srinagar received 3.0mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours till 08:30 am. He said that the mercury settled at 8.8°C against 7.2°C on the previous night in the summer capital of JK.

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