• No forecast of any major weather activity for next two weeks: Lotus
• Dry weather till Nov 3
The Meteorological department Saturday forecasted light snowfall in the upper reaches of Kashmir and said that weather would remain dry for the next two weeks in the region.
Director Meteorological Department Kashmir, Sonam Lotus told Rising Kashmir that they were expecting light snowfall in isolated places in the higher reaches of Kashmir on Sunday.
He said that there was no forecast of any major weather activity for the next two weeks.
The weather will remain dry till November 3, Lotus said.
Another official at the Weather department said the active Western Disturbances were expected to hit the Valley on Saturday night and the main activity of the spell would be on Sunday afternoon onward.
It will lead to a further dip in temperatures in the region, he said.
“The snowfall is expected in the Himalayan range, Pir Panjal mountains, Sonamarg, Zojila Pass, Kolahai mountain areas, Mount Harmokh and upper reaches of Gulmarg, Peer Ki Gali and upper parts of Gurez, and Kargil-Zanskar areas in Ladakh,” the official said.
On September 26, the higher reaches of north Kashmir’s Gulmarg received season’s first snowfall and after that weather remained dry in Kashmir valley.
As per the advisory issued by the Traffic department, “Subject to fair weather and clearance of road, Light Motor Vehicles will be allowed to ply from Jammu toward Srinagar on the highway on Sunday."