SRINAGAR: Cold wave conditions continued across Kashmir on Friday as the minimum temperatures remained below the freezing point and meteorological department predicted spell of moderate to heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir from today.
An advisory issued by the local weather office said, “Scattered to fairly widespread precipitation is very likely to occur over J&K and Ladakh between November 13 to 15”.
The advisory said air and surface traffic was likely to get disrupted during this period. The traffic disruption is likely to hit the Srinagar-Jammu, Srinagar-Leh highways and the Mughal Road that connects the valley with the Jammu division.
Authorities have issued warnings for people living in higher reaches to avoid movement during this period as landslides can occur at such places.
The Srinagar city has recorded minus 1.4 degree Celsius temperature, Qazigund has recorded minus 0.8.
Tourist destination Pahalgam has recorded minus 2.2, the night’s lowest temperatures and Gulmarg has recorded 1.8 degree Celsius.
While Kupwara district in north Kashmir has recorded minus 2.1 degree Celsius and Kokernag have recorded minus 1.9 degree Celsius.