Weather Update for Jammu & Kashmir: 29th Jan – 4th Feb, 2024
As of January 29, 2024, Jammu & Kashmir is poised to experience a diverse range of weather conditions over the next week. The meteorological forecast outlines the following projections for both Kashmir and Jammu Divisions, accompanied by precautionary advisories.
– 29th Jan: The day is expected to be generally cloudy, with the possibility of light rain/snow in select areas.
– 30th-31st Jan: The region anticipates light to moderate rain/snow in many places, with the potential for heavy snowfall in specific higher reaches, including Kupwara, Bandipora, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Shopian, Kulgam, and Anantnag districts.
– 1st-2nd Feb: The weather will be generally cloudy, with the likelihood of light rain/snow in some areas during late afternoon/evening.
– 3rd-4th Feb: The forecast suggests the possibility of light to moderate rain/snow in various parts of J&K.
The division may experience intermittent light to moderate rain with thunder/lightning in the plains, accompanied by light snowfall in higher reaches. Moderate snowfall is expected in isolated higher reaches, including Banihal, Ponch, Doda, and Kishtwar during 30-31st Jan and 3-4th February.
1. Road Closures: The weather system may lead to the temporary closure of roads in higher reaches and crucial passes like Sinthan pass, Mughal Road, Sadhna & Razdan pass, Zojila, etc., particularly during 30-31st Jan. Travelers are strongly advised to plan their journeys accordingly.
2. Travel Precautions: Considering the anticipated weather conditions, travelers are advised to exercise caution and plan their trips with these forecasts in mind.
3. Farmers’ Guidance: Farmers are urged to withhold irrigation and fertilizer application and to drain out excess water from orchards and fields during the specified period.
the weather outlook for Jammu & Kashmir signals a dynamic mix of cloudy skies, rain, and snow over the coming week. Residents, travelers, and farmers are advised to stay informed, take necessary precautions, and stay updated on further weather developments as the situation evolves.
Note: This article is based on the available weather forecast as of January 29, 2024, and conditions may change. It is recommended to check for real-time updates from reliable sources.