J&K to witness heavy rainfall from June-September: IMD

J&K to witness heavy rainfall from June-September: IMD

Jammu and Kashmir will get the highest overall rainfall during the June-September period and July will be the wettest month, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted, according to a media report. According to the IMD, the north-west India —...
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Take up procurement of machinery for deweeding in Cabinet: HC to Govt

Take up procurement of machinery for deweeding in Cabinet: HC to Govt

The High Court has directed the government to re-submit the proposal for procurement of machinery for de-weeding Dal lake here to the state cabinet. “Memorandum of submission approved by the competent authority and already placed before the cabinet shall be....
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Tourism properties, resorts ‘No-polythene zones’: Director Tourism Mehmood Shah

Tourism properties, resorts ‘No-polythene zones’: Director Tourism Mehmood Shah

Use of polythene and disposable plastic at tourist destinations and properties in Jammu and Kashmir can now lead to cancellation of a violating operator’s license. A ban ordered by the government (No PLN/171/DTK/2660-69) directs tourism operators and stakeho...
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Rains lash Valley, Fresh snow in Gulmarg, higher reaches

Rains lash Valley, Fresh snow in Gulmarg, higher reaches

Gulmarg and other areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snow on Friday, while the plains in the valley, including the summer capital Srinagar, were lashed by rain. Fresh snow has been recorded in Gulmarg–the famous ski-resort in...
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Rain lashes valley for third day, snowfall in Sonamarg

Rain lashes valley for third day, snowfall in Sonamarg

Intermittent rainfall continued in the city here and in other districts of the Kashmir valley for the third consecutive day on Tuesday while Sonamarg resort received fresh snowfall. The downpour, which began on Sunday, has continued intermittently across the V...
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Rains lash Valley, MeT predicts more rains in next 3 days

Rains lash Valley, MeT predicts more rains in next 3 days

Rains lashed Kashmir Sunday bringing down the maximum temperature across the Valley with the MeT office forecasting the wet spell to continue over the few next days. Most parts of Kashmir, including summer capital Srinagar, received rains today, an official...
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Massive forest fires in four districts of J&K

Massive forest fires in four districts of J&K

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said officers and fire department are on the job to control forest fires Forest fires have engulfed large tracts in Bandipore, Kupwara, Ganderbal and Anantnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chief Minister of Jammu and...
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Kashmir undergoing severe water crisis, deteriorating condition of water bodies serious concern: Experts

Kashmir undergoing severe water crisis, deteriorating condition of water bodies serious concern: Experts

Stressing for water conservation, authorities and experts on Thursday said Kashmir was undergoing severe water crisis. During winter, an unprecedented water crisis unfolded in Kashmir as a lengthy dry spell led to a record low water level in the Jhelum....
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Shift houseboats to Dole Demb area, HC directs lake authority

Shift houseboats to Dole Demb area, HC directs lake authority

HC asks HUDD to release amount sanctioned for project Asking the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) to expedite the process of the shifting of the Dal Lake houseboats from their current location to the Dole Demb area of the...
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Rain, Snow expected across Kashmir Valley, Avalanche warning for high-altitude areas

Rain, Snow expected across Kashmir Valley, Avalanche warning for high-altitude areas

Third wet spell of the winter is expected across Kashmir tonight and it is likely to bring heavy rain and snowfall in the region during the next two days, the meteorological department said. Downpour is expected to begin across the...
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