Kashmir may witness rain, snow from 20 Feb


Jammu and Kashmir is likely to witness another spell of rains or snow as a fresh Western Disturbance (WD) is likely to affect the region from February 20 (Tuesday), Meteorological Department predicted on Sunday.

“A fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect Western Himalayan region from 20th February onwards and is likely to cause isolated to scattered rainfall or snowfall activity over Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh,” IMD said in its weather forecast.

The IMD’s weather report also said that another fresh WD is likely to cause scattered to fairly widespread precipitation over Western Himalayas region and isolated to scattered rainfall over adjoining plains fromFebruary 23 onwards.