MeT Forecasts Rains, Snow In J&K From Today 

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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