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Light to moderate snowfall likely across J&K on Jan 23, 24: Weatherman

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Predicts cold days, warm nights in coming days, Sgr shivers at minus 6.4 degree Celsius

Owais Gul

Srinagar, Jan 18: Amid freezing night temperature across Kashmir, the weatherman on Monday predicted fresh snowfall across Jammu and Kashmir in between January 23-24, saying that there is a forecast of cold days and warm nights in coming days.

According to the news agency—KNO, Director Meteorological department (MeT), Sonum Lotus said that there is a possibility of light to moderate snowfall across J&K for two days from Jan 23.

He said that plains as well as the higher reaches of J&K would likely receive snowfall on January 23 and 24. Lotus further said that the intensity of the upcoming two-day wet spell will be weaker than the previous wet spell across J&K and Ladakh.

About dip in the night temperature, Lotus said that as per the forecast, there will be cold days and warm nights in the coming days as the minimum temperature is set to go up and maximum temperature would go down.

“As compared to around minus 7 degrees Celsius, the night temperature would settle at minus 4-5 degrees Celsius in coming days,” he said.

Pertinently, MeT tweeted that another Western Disturbance would affect J&K and Kargil district from Jan 22 evening to Jan 25 afternoon.

“Another WD most likely to affect J&K and Kargil district during 22nd (Eve.) to 25th (F/N). This will give fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate snowfall /rain in plains of Jammu with main activity on 24th.  This system is weaker than the previous one,” Meteorological Centre Srinagar had tweeted yesterday.

Meanwhile, intense cold wave conditions continued to prevail in Kashmir. MeT Spokesman said that the mercury settled at minus 6.4 degree Celsius in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir last night.

So far, Srinagar in this season has surpassed the previous three-decade record and recorded minus 8.4 degrees Celsius last week.

As per spokesman, Gulmarg, the world famous ski-resort recorded minus 6 degrees Celsius last night.

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Army man found dead under mysterious circumstances at Badami Bagh, Sgr

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(Asian News Hub) – An Army man was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside Badami Bagh cantonment Srinagar on Friday.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a 24-year-old soldier of Kilo Force identified as Signalman Anuj Singh of Banka, Bihar was found dead inside Badami Bagh Cantonment, Srinagar on Friday afternoon.

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Meanwhile, police has registered case in this regard and investigation has been launched to ascertain the cause of death.

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It’s starlink satellite train in sky, no need to panic: ADGP Jammu

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(Asian News Hub) – Additional Director General of Police for Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh Friday said that starlink satellite train was seen over sky in areas of Jammu which people mistook as mysterious light of an aerial object and there was no need to panic.

ADG of Police, Mukesh Singh told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that starlink train of satellites have been seen in sky in areas of Rajouri and Poonch.

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“The mysterious light are of satellite of starlink train category, “said ADG Singh said.

Pertinent to mention here that Elon Musk starlink satellite train is a category of satellite which are often seen in the sky.

Earlier, on Friday evening, panic gripped in areas of Rajouri, Poonch and others parts of Jammu zone too after locals spotted mysterious lights in air. People mistook it as a drone while security forces were also put on high alert.

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Residential house gutted in Mamar blaze

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(Asian News Hub) – A residential house was partially gutted in a fire incident that broke out in Hariganiwan, Mamar area of Ganderbal district on Friday evening.

Reports reaching the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the fire broke out in a residential house belonging to Qarisha Begum, wife of Late Muhammad Rafiq Kasana.

The firefighters and locals doused the flames and prevented the fire from spreading to nearby localities, witnesses said, adding that the residential house suffered partial damage.

Also Read: Mysterious light in air triggers panic in Rajouri, Poonch districts

One of the relatives of the fire victim told KNO that the property worth lakhs of rupees got damaged in the blaze.

The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, an official, meanwhile, said.

Meanwhile, the local villagers urged the administration to compensate the losses of the downtrodden family at the earliest.

Meanwhile, police have taken the cognizance of the incident and has started investigation into the matter.

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