System shows possibility of light to moderate snow from Jan 29 – Director MeT :
Amid the prolonged dry spell in Kashmir, some relief is expected by the end of this month as there is a forecast of moderate snowfall in between January 29-January 31, while the officials in the local Meteorological department here has stated that the forecast will be cleared in coming days.
In the ongoing dry spell, the people offered special prayers ‘Salat-ul-Istisqa’ at the Masjids here and also prepared Sas-Ras to seek divine intervention for an end to the prevailing weather conditions.
According to the reports, several areas including Doodhpatri, Sinthan top and others have received light snowfall today. Nonetheless, another feeble WD is affecting J&K on January 20th night and as a result the light rain, snow over isolated middle and higher reaches is expected on the particular date. In between January 25-27, there is also a possibility of light rain and snowfall at a few places, Dr Mukhtar said.