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Light Snow Expected in Kashmir and Zojila Pass Area on Friday

The weatherman forecast light snow at isolated places in the Kashmir Valley on Friday and another spell of rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir.

“As of today, the weather is likely to remain mainly dry till tomorrow. Light snow is expected to be isolated to scattered places of Kashmir and Zojila area tomorrow evening.

There is more than 70 per cent chance of a spell of light to moderate snow at many places of Kashmir, Drass-Zojila area and the hilly areas of Jammu during December 7-8,” Sonam Lotus, director of the MET department was quoted as saying by IANS.

The MET office also said they expected snowfall at the Zojila Pass to block the Srinagar-Leh highway during this period.

The minimum temperature was minus 1.4 in Srinagar, minus 3.8 in Pahalgam and minus 2.5 in Gulmarg today.

Leh town of Ladakh recorded minus 10.5 and Kargil minus 4.6 as the day’s minimum.

Jammu city was at 10.6, Katra 10.5, Batote 8.0, Bannihal 6.2 and Bhaderwah 2.3.

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