Srinagar, Jan 27: The Meteorological Department has predicted a wet spell on February 2 and 3 in the Valley and a spell of light snowfall in higher reaches on January 31 and February 1.
Speaking with the Greater Kashmir, Deputy Director MeT, Mukhtar Ahmad said the weather will remain dry till January 31, after which there is “possibility of a light snowfall in higher reaches of the Valley till February 1.”
“This is a minor Western Disturbance and we don’t expect its impact in the plains. There are chances of only light snowfall in the higher reaches between January 31 and February 1,” Ahmad said.
However, the MeT official said there was a possibility of a wet spell between February 2 and 3, during which both plains and Valley higher reaches are “likely to receive a light spell of snowfall”.
“We expect inclement weather between February 2 and 3, a light snowfall or rains in both plains and higher reaches of the Valley” Ahmad said.
He said “there will be an improvement in both minimum and maximum temperatures in days to come”. “We expect a gradual increase in night temperatures and even day temperatures as we come close to the end of Chilai Kalan.”