he Jammu and Kashmir meteorological department on Saturday issued a ‘yellow alert’ forecasting heavy rain and snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory (UT).
An advisory issued by the MET department said, “In quick succession, two Western Disturbances (WDs) are most likely to affect J&K and adjoining areas from March 21 (afternoon).
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“Under the influence of these weather systems, widespread moderate rain/snow is expected in Jammu, Kashmir and light rain/snow at a few places of Ladakh region on March 21.
“Another WD mostly likely to affect J&K and neighbourhood from March 22 afternoon, will peak intensity during 22 and 23 night. It will gradually decrease thereafter.