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Weather Update: Jammu & Kashmir Braces for Challenging Conditions (J&K: 19.02.24)

Forecasts for Kashmir Division:

The Kashmir Division is set to experience a weather rollercoaster from 19th to 21st February. Anticipate light to moderate rain/snow across most places, with heavy to very heavy snowfall expected in the middle and higher reaches of Kupwara, Baramulla, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Badgam, and South Kashmir districts. Conditions are expected to gradually improve after the 21st, with no significant weather activity until the 27th.

Jammu Division Expectations:

Jammu Division is gearing up for intermittent light to moderate rain in the plains and snowfall in the higher reaches from 19th to 20th February. Ramban, Poonch, Doda, and Kishtwar may witness heavy snowfall in isolated higher reaches. Similar to Kashmir, expect intermittent light to moderate snow/rain on the 21st, gradually improving afterward. No significant weather activity is foreseen until the 27th.

Advisory Caution:

1. Road Closures: The system may lead to temporary closures of roads in higher reaches and crucial passes like Sinthan pass, Mughal Road, Sadhna & Razdan pass, Zojila, etc.

2. Traveler Alert: Travelers are strongly advised to plan accordingly, considering potential disruptions due to adverse weather conditions.

3. Farmers’ Guidance: Farmers are urged to withhold irrigation and fertilizer application during this period. Drain out excess water from orchards and fields to mitigate potential damage.

4. Temperature Drop: A significant drop in day temperatures is expected during the specified period, so residents are advised to brace for colder conditions.

Meteorological Center Advisory:

The Meteorological Center stresses the need for caution and preparedness during this weather event. Stay tuned for further updates, and residents are encouraged to adhere to safety guidelines. Take necessary precautions, plan travel wisely, and be mindful of potential disruptions to daily activities.

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