Traffic to ply from Srinagar to Jammu today
Srinagar: After witnessing pleasant weather during the last two days, sun on Monday played hide and seek though maximum temperature remained above normal in the summer capital, Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir valley, where there is predictor of light snow on Tuesday at isolated places.
After witnessing an improvement of over a degree in the night temperature since Sunday, people in Srinagar woke up to a chilly Monday morning.
However, as the day progressed, sun played hide and seek, resulting in improvement in the day temperature. Against minus 3.6 degree recorded on Sunday, the night temperature in Srinagar improved and settled at minus 2 degree, which is over a degree below normal. The maximum temperature in the city settled over 2 degree above normal.
The night temperature improved due to overcast conditions though settled below normal across the valley.
A Met department spokesperson said very light rain and snow would occur at one or two places in the upper reaches in Kashmir on Tuesday under the influence of a fresh Western Disturbance (WD), which will hit the region during the next 24 hours.
He said skies will be partly to generally cloudy during the next 24 hours in Srinagar, where the maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 9 degree and zero degree, respectively.
The maximum and minimum temperatures at Gulmarg, which is known of its ski slopes and quality of snow, improved and settled above normal. Against minus 6.5 degree recorded on Sunday, the night temperature in the ski resort improved and settled at 2.5 degree, which is slightly below normal.
Meanwhile, traffic shall ply from Srinagar towards Jammu on Tuesday.
The Traffic official the traffic will ply from Srinagar towards Jammu on a second consecutive day on Tuesday. “And no vehicle from the opposite direction will be allowed to move. ”
“The LMVs and HMVs could not be cleared it on Monday, so traffic will continue to move from Srinagar towards Jammu for a second consecutive day,” an official said.
The traffic plan on 09-02-2021, on Srinagar Jammu Highway, Traffic authorities in their communiqué said, “subject to fair weather and better road condition, only one-way traffic shall be allowed from Srinagar towards Jammu including Ramban-Banihal(local traffic) on Jammu-Srinagar NHW. ”
Meanwhile, Mughal road continues to remain closed due to the heavy snowfall in the region. (Additional inputs from UNI and KNO)