Widespread moderate to heavy rain and snow occurred in J&K and Ladakh on Thursday as the MeT department forecast cloudy weather with rain and snow at isolated places during the next 24 hours.
Morning flight operations were cancelled at Srinagar International Airport due to poor visibility as authorities said these are likely to be resumed by mid day.
An official of the MeT department told IANS, “As expected widespread moderate to heavy rain/snow occurred in J&K and Ladakh during the last 24 hours.
“Weather is likely to remain cloudy in J&K and Ladakh during the next 24 hours with chances of rain/snow at isolated places.”
Srinagar had 0.7, Pahalgam minus 0.6 and Gulmarg minus 5.2 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.
In the Ladakh region, Drass town had minus 7.2, Leh minus 5.6 and Kargil minus 9.0 as the minimum temperature.
Jammu city had 12.0, Katra 10.2, Batote 2.7, Banihal 0.8 and Bhaderwah 4.0 as the night’s lowest temperature.