Srinagar, Dec 29 (GNS): Mughal road, connecting twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri with Shopian, as well as Srinagar-Leh highway were closed after fresh snowfall.
A traffic department official here however said that traffic was plying on Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with outside world. “Mughal road and SSG road closed for vehicular movement due to fresh snowfall,” the official told GNS.
Meanwhile, he said, subject to fair weather and road clearance, LMVs Passenger and Private Cars shall be allowed from both sides on Jammu-Srinagar highway viz Jammu towards Srinagar and vice-versa. “TCU Jammu/Srinagar shall liaise with TCU Ramban before releasing the traffic.” (GNS)
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Amid Forecast For Rains, Night Temp Settles Below Normal In J&K
Srinagar, Apr 26 (GNS): Amid forecast for generally cloudy weather and rains till April 28, night temperature recorded a drop at most places and settled below normal in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
“From April 26-28, weather is expected to be generally cloudy with possibility of intermittent light rain with thunder/lightning (light snowfall over higher reaches of Central and North, Northwestern parts of Kashmir) at many places with peak intensity on April 27,” said a meteorological department official here. He said there was also possibility of snow over upper reaches at some places as well as likelihood of moderate intensity rainfall at few places during the time.
Strong gusty wind towards late afternoon/evening with possibility of hailstorm can’t be ruled out during the period, he said.
“From 29-30th April, generally cloudy weather with light rain is expected at a few places for short period,” he said, adding, “there is no forecast of major rain/snowfall till the end of April.”
He also urged farmers to postpone spraying orchards till May 1.
Regarding temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 7.9°C against 8.3°C on the previous night and it was 1.4°C below normal for the summer capital.
Qazigund, he said, recorded a low of 5.2°C against 4.8°C on the previous night and it was 2.6°C below normal for the gateway town of Kashmir.
Pahalgam, he said, recorded a low of 2.6°C against 1.6°C on previous night and it was 1.8°C below normal for the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Kokernag recorded a low of 3.0°C against 6.2°C on the previous night and it was 5.1°C below normal for the place, the officials said.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 3.2°C against 4.6°C on previous night and it was 1.0°C below normal for the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, he said.
In Kupwara town, he said, the mercury settled at 5.2°C against 3.2°C on the previous night and it was 2.6°C below normal for the north Kashmir area.
Jammu recorded a low of 18.5°C against 20.6°C on the previous night. It was 2.5°C below normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.
Banihal, he said, recorded a low of 8.4°C (below normal by 2.5°C), Batote 10.7°C (below normal by 1.3°C), Katra 16.6°C (1.5°C below normal) and Bhadarwah 8.1°C (0.3°C below normal). Ladakh’s Leh and Kargil recorded a low of minus 2.2°C and 3.5°C respectively, the officials added. (GNS)
JKBOSE Class 10th Exam Date Changed
JKBOSE Change in Date of Examination of Bhoti subject of Class 10th Session Annual (Regular) Examination 2023 for Hard Zone Areas of UTs of Jammu and Kashmir/Ladakh from 13-04-2023 to 23-04-2023.
It is hereby notified for the information of all concerned that in view of unavoidable circumstances the Examination of Bhoti Subject of Secondary School Examination (Class10th), Session Annual (Regular) Examination 2023 for Hard Zone Areas of UTs of Jammu and Kashmir/Ladakh, which was scheduled to be held on 13th of April 2023 (Thursday), shall now be held on 23th of April 2023 (Sunday).
The Examination of rest of the subjects scheduled on the said date shall be held as per pre-fixed schedule i.e. on 13th of April 2023