Srinagar: Kashmir Valley residents have been warned of heavy to very heavy snowfall at many places in the Valley on Feb 5-6 with the local weather office Friday issuing an adverse weather advisory.
“Heavy to very heavy snowfall is likely to occur at many places in the Valley on Feb 5 and Feb especially in the Pir Panjal Mountain range. This is likely to disrupt road and air traffic during the period,” he said.
Lotus said the western disturbance – storms in the Mediterranean Sea resulting in sudden rain/snowfall in India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh – would affect weather in the Valley from the evening of Feb 3 and remain active till Feb 7.
Rabi crops in the region depend heavily on the western disturbances.