Heavy rain, snowfall in Kashmir likely from Dec 11 to Dec 15


Jammu, Dec 09 (Only Kashmir): India Meteorological Department. Govt. of India and Meteorological Centre, Srinagar has intimated that a fresh western disturbance is most likely to affect the J&K state from December 11 to December 15, 2017 with moisture feeding taking place from the Arabian Sea. Under the influence of this system, moderate to heavy rain and snow is expected at widespread places of Jammu and also at Kashmir region.
The main activity of this system is likely to occur during December 12 to December 13 December 2017 and gradual decrease thereafter. This will be the first “major wet spell” during the current season for J&K.

In this regard, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Mandeep K Bhandari directed all the Deputy Commissioners, all concerned Heads of Departments and District Superintendents of Police of Jammu division to activate their men and machinery for minimize disruption of essential services, restoration of road connectivity, restoration of electricity, water supply and healthcare services etc. for the convenience of general masses. (OK)