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MeT forecasts more wet weather till Nov 11

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SRINAGAR: Meteorological Department here on Monday forecast more wet weather in Jammu and Kashmir till November 11.

A meteorological department official here told that rain and snow were expected at most places of J&K with snowfall over higher reaches currently. On Tuesday (November 8), he said, weather would generally be cloudy and “light snow may occur over higher reaches, although chances are less.”

“From November 9-11, widespread rain and snowfall (over higher reaches) are expected (forecast confidence more than 75%),” he said, adding, “Improvement in the weather is expected from November 11 onwards.”

Regarding probable impacts of the prevailing weather system, he said, snowfall and low temperature may lead to temporary disruption of surface transportation, mainly over Zojila, Jammu-Srinagar Highway, Leh-Manali road etc today and between November 9-11.

The MeT department has also advised people to check the status of these roads from traffic police prior to embarking on a journey to avoid inconveniences.

“Travellers on major passes are advised to carry sufficient food items, warm shoes, clothes etc. with them as road conditions remain uncertain during inclement weather.”


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