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Snowfall in higher reaches, rain lashes J&K plains

Snowfall in higher reaches, rain lashes J&K plains

Snowfall started in the higher reaches of J&K while rain lashed the plains on Friday. The Meteorological (MeT) Department has forecast heavy to very heavy snow in the higher reaches of the union territory till March 4 as the maximum temperature dropped due to cloud cover.

Delhi records 10.8 degrees minimum temperature, AQI 'poor' at several stations

Delhi records 10.8 degrees minimum temperature, AQI 'poor' at several stations

Delhi on Friday recorded a minimum temperature of 10.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below the seasonal average, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Until last week, the minimum temperature was hovering around 12 degrees, and the maximum temperature was recorded at around 25 to 27 degrees.

J&K cop injured in accidental firing

J&K cop injured in accidental firing

A local policeman was injured on Thursday when his rifle went off accidentally in J&K’s Pulwama district. A senior police officer said that the constable was injured in his foot when his rifle went off in the Arigam village of the district.

J&K braces up for heavy rain & snow

J&K braces up for heavy rain & snow

J&K braced up for another spell of heavy rain and snow beginning Thursday night as weather office issued adverse advisory to people. A Meteorological MeT office statement said that a wet spell is beginning in the union territory from February 29 evening.

Drug peddler’s property attached in J&K’s Baramulla

Drug peddler’s property attached in J&K’s Baramulla

J&K Police on Thursday attached the property of a drug peddler in Baramulla district. Police said that the single storey residential house worth approximately Rs 15 lakh belonging to drug peddler, Afroza Begum at Trumgund Hygam (Sopore) in Baramulla district has been attached.

Fire breaks out in hotel in J&K's Gulmarg

Fire breaks out in hotel in J&K's Gulmarg

A massive fire broke out in a hotel in the famous ski resort of Gulmarg in J&K on Wednesday. Officials said the fire broke out in the Pine Palace Hotel this morning.

Four from Maharashtra killed in road accident in Karnataka

Four from Maharashtra killed in road accident in Karnataka

Four persons were killed and five others injured in a road accident in Karnataka's Bidar district on Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as 36-year-old Dastagir Dawala Saab, 41-year-old Rasheeda Sheik, 31-year-old Wali and 51-year-old Aman Sheik, hailing from Udgir region in Maharashtra.

Adverse weather advisory in J&K from Feb 29

Adverse weather advisory in J&K from Feb 29

Sky was partly cloudy in J&K on Wednesday as the Meteorological (MeT) official forecast rain and snow from Thursday evening onwards. A statement issued by Mukhtar Ahmad, Director of local MeT department here, said, “An active Western Disturbance most likely to affect J&K and adjoining areas from February 29th evening onwards.

Five killed as SUV rams into stationary dumper in Ahmedabad

Five killed as SUV rams into stationary dumper in Ahmedabad

At least five people were killed and two others injured on Tuesday after a speeding SUV crashed into a stationary dumper in Dholka town of Ahmedabad district. Among the deceased five were men and the injured included a woman.

One-way traffic allowed from Jammu to Srinagar on national highway

One-way traffic allowed from Jammu to Srinagar on national highway

Traffic authorities on Tuesday allowed one-way traffic on Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of the road condition and inclement weather. Traffic was allowed one-way on the highway on Monday from Srinagar to Jammu.

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