The Meteorological Department predicted light to moderate snowfall in the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. MeT forecasted moderate rains in plains of J&K.
Also, authorities on Tuesday closed Mughal road due to snowfall along Pir ki Gali (PKG), keeping in mind safety of passengers as a precautionary measure.
Met official said that upper reaches of J&K likely to have snow during next 24 hours and rains are likely in plains.
“There will be a gradual improvement in weather from October 20 late afternoon,” they said. “
MeT officials said that Srinagar registered a low of 7 degrees Celsius against 7.4 degrees Celsius the previous night, 1.9 degrees Celsius above normal. Qazigund recorded a low of 6 degrees Celsius against 5 degrees Celsius the previous four consecutive nights, 1.6 degrees Celsius below normal, reportedly. The MeT officials said that in Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 4.5 degrees Celsius against 2.6 degrees Celsius the previous night, 3 degrees Celsius above normal. Gulmarg recorded a low of 2.2 degrees Celsius against 4 degrees Celsius the previous night, 0.7 degrees Celsius below normal.