Daytime mercury will gradually increase, nighttime temperature will decrease
SRINAGAR: The meteorologist predicted dry weather on Sunday through January 16 in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir.
“As expected, the weather has improved considerably at J&K. Light rain / snow may occur in scattered parts of J&K, especially over eastern parts over the next 24 to 48 hours, ”an official from the MeT department said in a statement.
“Thereafter, the weather will probably remain dry until January 16,” he said. He said there would be a gradual increase in daytime temperature and a drop in nighttime mercury.
The MeT also urged people living in snow-covered areas to beware of avalanches.
“Although the snowfall has stopped, the avalanche threat still exists in snow-covered areas. Thus, people are again urged not to venture into avalanche prone areas and to be cautious, especially during the next 1-2 days. “Our data shows that most avalanches are triggered by heavy, intense snowfall,” the official said. He also urged people to maintain good ventilation in their bedrooms. (GNS)
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