SRINAGAR The Meteorological department here on Tuesday forecast light to moderate rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir over the next few days.
An advisory issued by the Met department said: “A spell of light to moderate rain and snow, over higher reaches, is likely in Jammu and Kashmir from the night of October 31 to November 3 with maximum intensity on November 1 and 2.”
It also cautioned about the blocking of major highways leading from the Valley to Ladakh and the Jammu region.
Meanwhile, one person was killed in a landslide that shut down a stretch of the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Ramban district for several hours on Tuesday, police said.
The operator of a JCB machine was killed after being hit by rubble sliding down mountain sides in Digdol area.
“Men and machines were moved to remove the landslide and clear the highway,” a traffic department official said.
He said while traffic has been restored, the travellers are advised not to undertake any journey without contacting Jammu and Srinagar control rooms.
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