Weatherman on Tuesday forecast cloudy weather in J-K coupled with moderate to dense fog in plains of Jammu till January 29.
“Fair to partly cloudy weather is expected throughout J-K till January 29 with moderate to dense fog in morning hours in plains of Jammu,” an official of the meteorological department said. He said there would generally cloudy weather on January 30 and that there is possibility of light rain/snow on 31st. “Expect warmer days and colder nights till January 29th,” he said, adding, “There’s no forecast of any major weather till ending January.”
Meanwhile, the official said Srinagar received traces rainfall in last 24 hours till 0830 hours today while the summer capital of the J&K recorded a low of 1.8°C against last night’s 2.8°C, he said.
Kashmir is presently under the grip of 40-day long harshest period of winter, known locally as ‘Chillai Kalan, which started from December 21. It is followed by a 20-day long ‘Chillai Khurd’ and a 10-day-long ‘Chilla Bachha’.