SRINAGAR: Gulmarg resort and other areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall today, while the plains were lashes with rains.
The wet-spell is likely to continue till tomorrow, an official of the Meteorological (MeT) Department said here. He said about half-an-inch of snowfall was recorded in the resort till 8:30 am.
The official said while there are reports of snowfall in other areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir as well; the plains of the Valley were lashed by rains. The plains across the Valley have received rainfall, which was going on till last reports came in, he said.
The official said there is the likelihood of snowfall at widespread places in the higher reaches of Kashmir, while the plains would witness rainfall.
There is also a possibility of light rain, in plains, or snowfall, in higher reaches, at scattered places in Kashmir tomorrow, the official said.
Meanwhile Authorities today issued a low danger avalanche warning for next 24-hours for hilly and avalanche prone areas of Kashmir Valley and Kargil district including the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and advised people to take precautionary measures.
The warning has been issued for Baramulla, Gulmarg, Furkian-Z Gali and Kargil and Leh Districts, Kupwara-Chowkibal-Tangdhar, Kulgam, Badgam, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal Kargil and Bandipora-Kanzalwan-Gurez sector and the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for the next 24 hours, he said.
The warning has also been issued for Kargil and Leh in Ladakh region, Poonch, Rajouri, Reasi, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar and Udhampur in Jammu region, the spokesman said. (PTK)