Divisional Administration Kashmir today issued a weather advisory according to which Western Disturbance is likely to affect Jammu and Kashmir from January 22 to January 26, 2017.
“A fresh weather system (Western Disturbance) over J&K is likely to affect the State from 22 January afternoon to 26 January. Under the influence of this system moderate rain/snow is expected in most places of J&K region,” said a statement of the Divisional administration.
The statement said that higher reaches of Kashmir, Ladakh and hilly areas of Jammu are likely to receive moderate to heavy snowfall during the period.
“This may lead to closure of National Highway and disruption of surface and air transport,” the statement said.
Accordingly, Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division including Leh and Kargil have been asked to take precautionary measures in their respective districts.