Amid chill, MeT predicts snowfall in 1st week of Jan

Srinagar, December 26 : As the biting cold kept its grip over Valley, the local Meteorological (MeT) department on Wednesday predicted a snowfall in the first week of January.

Deputy Director MeT, Mukhtar Ahmad told KNO that there is possibility of snowfall on January 1 or 2. “The weather will remain dry as it is cloudy today as well. However we expect a downpour on Jan 1 or 2 that would break the spell, ” he said.

The world famous Dal Lake froze on Wednesday as the night temperature remained below freezing point. Srinagar, the summer capital of the continued to record below minus 6 temperature in the night while as Jammu also recorded the coldest night of the season.