SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir meteorological department on Friday issued a clarification saying that the yellow snowfall in north Kashmir yesterday was due to dust carried by winds from Pakistan and Afghanistan.

“Analysis of  2nd Generation Weather Satellite (Meteosat-9) of EUMETSAT( European Operational Satellite Agency) confirms that Yesterday’s Yellowish/Dusty Snowfall over some parts of North Kashmir was dust carried out by winds from central parts of Pakistan & southern Afghanistan which started around 7 PM IST travelled northeast wards and reached north Kashmir around 02:00hrs AM(IST), “ reads the statement issued by MeT department.

Director of the meteorological department, Jammu & Kashmir Sonam Lotus also shared a video on his Twitter in this regard.


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