Reasonable to heavy snowfall is predicted in Jammu and Kashmir within the subsequent few days as per the native climate workplace. An advisory issued by the native climate workplace stated, “Scattered to pretty widespread precipitation could be very prone to happen over J&Okay and Ladakh between November 14 to 15”.
The advisory stated air and floor site visitors was prone to get disrupted throughout this era. The site visitors disruption is prone to hit the Srinagar-Jammu, Srinagar-Leh highways and the Mughal highway that connects the valley with the Jammu division.
Authorities have issued warnings for folks residing in increased reaches to keep away from motion throughout this era as landslides can happen at such locations.
Apart from scanty rain/snow within the increased reaches, J&Okay has been experiencing an uncommon dry spell over the last 4 months with hardly any precipitation occurring within the hinterland.
All rivers, lakes, streams and is derived within the valley are following at their lowest due to the dry spell.
It’s anticipated that the perennial water reservoirs within the mountains would get replenished by the anticipated snowfall.
It’s these perennial water reservoirs that maintain all of the water our bodies of J&Okay throughout the summer time months offering water for human and animal consumption, irrigation for agricultural fields and water for hydro energy era.