Under Police Cordon, 5 Walnut trees cut down for Police Officer

Under Police Cordon, 5 Walnut trees cut down for Police Officer

Tehsildar of Imam Sahib area says a ‘notorious’ Sub-Inspector supervised the illegal felling Shopian: Because the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) needed the wood for his house, five huge walnut trees were cut down in Woyen village of Shopian on...
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Snow & Rain likely in J&K from Friday

Snow & Rain likely in J&K from Friday

Minimum temperatures improved appreciably in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as the Met forecast rain and snow across the state beginning Friday. “A Western disturbance is approaching the state. It is likely to become active on Friday and Saturday. Rain...
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MeT predicts Rain, Snow in Kashmir from Tuesday

MeT predicts Rain, Snow in Kashmir from Tuesday

A fresh spell of rain or snow was likely to be witnessed as the western disturbance (WD) will affect the region from February 20, Meteorological Department predicted on Sunday. “A fresh western disturbance is likely to affect Western Himalayan region...
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Finally, Snowfall may end dry spell across J&K

Finally, Snowfall may end dry spell across J&K

After the 40-day harshest period of winter, ‘Chilai Kalan’, passed off without any snow, the weather department has finally forecast precipitation in the Valley. “Heavy rain or snow is likely over Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh on February 11,”...
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Hope for snowy winter fades as dry spell to continue

Hope for snowy winter fades as dry spell to continue

PHE Dept asked to prepare drought action plan This year, bright sunny days remained the defining feature in the Kashmir valley during the past month as the temperatures remained quite high and caused a premature departure of the region’s harshest...
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Due to lack of snowfall in Kashmir, water crisis threaten to leave Agriculture, Tourism sectors high and dry

Due to lack of snowfall in Kashmir, water crisis threaten to leave Agriculture, Tourism sectors high and dry

It is around 4.30 in the evening and many people including a few elders from a village in South Kashmir can be seen sitting at the front of a shop. One among the elders is gazing at a barren mountain...
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Keep check on growth of water lilies in Dal Lake: High Court

Keep check on growth of water lilies in Dal Lake: High Court

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) to remain alert about the re-emergence of lily pads in the Dal Lake and take immediate steps in February and March to curtail their reappearance....
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90% Dip in precipitation, January 2018 decade’s driest period

90% Dip in precipitation, January 2018 decade’s driest period

Kashmir witnessed the driest January in a decade with nearly 90 per cent deficiency in precipitation. It has also risked the survival of the region’s water bodies. The Indian Meteorological Department listed the state as having “largely deficient” rain a...
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As the Chillai Kalan ends in Kashmir; temperature appreciates in some areas

As the Chillai Kalan ends in Kashmir; temperature appreciates in some areas

The Chillai-Kalan, a 40-day period of harsh winter, on Wednesday ended without a major snow in Kashmir as the night temperature rose across the Valley. During Chillai-Kalan, the possibility of snow is maximum. While there was downpour when the period...
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Sunny days with Chilly nights a grave concern ahead

Sunny days with Chilly nights a grave concern ahead

The unusual weather pattern continued in Kashmir with sunny and warmer days while nights are extremely chilly. Cold wave continued with mercury at degrees below the freezing point. Meteorological department continues to predict light rains and snowfall in next...
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