Frost bites Valley, Drass freezes rock solid at minus 28.5

Srinagar: Morning fog affected pedestrian and vehicular movement in J&K on Tuesday as the gap between the maximum and the minimum temperatures narrowed down in Valley and Ladakh. Night’s lowest temperature dropped to bone-chilling minus 28.5 in Drass town of Ladakh. Maximum temperature was minus 10.6 in Drass yesterday. Drass is one of the coldest inhabited […]

Himachal higher reaches turn white again

Shimla : Cold returned to Himachal Pradesh on Sunday with the state’s higher reaches experiencing more snowfall, while mid and low hills had widespread rainfall, the Met Office said. The temperature remained near the freezing point in many places, a Meteorological department official here told IANS. The state capital, which saw a low of five […]

Ahead of Holi, Himachal in line for more snow

Shimla :  Himachal Pradesh is in line for more snow and rain ahead of the Holi festival, the weather office here said on Saturday. A fresh bout of western disturbance will be active in the state for two days from March 1, said the weather office, with chances of widespread rain and snow in the […]

No snow in sight in J&K till Jan end: Met

Srinagar, Jan 22 : Cold wave continued unabated in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Monday as the Met forecast little probability of any snowfall till January end. “It is unlikely that the valley will have any appreciable snowfall this ‘Chillai Kalan’ although precipitation at isolated places is still possible,” a MET official said. The […]