Rain, snow in J&K

Srinagar: Rain and fresh snowfall occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as the Met forecast improvement from Sunday onwards.

The weather will continue to be the same for the next 24 hours — rain in the plains and light snowfall in the higher reaches, a Met official said

Snowfall occurred in Sonamarg, Gulmarg and Pahalgam earlier in the day. The minimum temperature was 0.6 degree Celsius here, while it was minus 0.2 in Pahalgam and minus 5 in Gulmarg.

In Ladakh, Leh recorded minus 11.3, Kargil minus 13 and Drass minus 9.9.

Jammu city was at 11.8, Katra town 9.7, Batote 1.5, Bannihal 0.4 and Bhaderwah recorded 2.2 degrees Celsius.