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Prediction of widespread rains in plains, snow in higher reaches over weekend

jammu to receive rainfall

Irregular light to moderate rains have been predicted at widespread places and light snowfall from Saturday night till Sunday evening by weatherman.

An official of local meteorological office said that due to the consequent wet weather conditions, there could be landslides over vulnerable areas of Srinagar-Jammu and Srinagar-Leh highways besides other hilly roads as well as possibility of day temperature to dip.

The official statement read that due to approaching western Disturbance and lower level easterlies, fresh spell of irregular light to moderate rain with thunderstorm and lightning is predicted over J&K at widespread places from night of 16th October and will likely to continue till 17th evening.

He further added that there is possibility of light snow most likely over higher reaches of Gulmarg, Kupwara, Bandipora, Pahlgam and Sonamarg (Zojila pass), higher reaches of Drass and Zanskar and Leh-Manali highway.

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