Srinagar- The western Himalayan area is prone to expertise the primary spell of heavy snowfall this season underneath the affect of two back-to-back western disturbances beginning Sunday, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated on Saturday.
Mountain peaks within the western Himalayan area have to this point remained noticeably naked this winter season, with the IMD attributing it to the dearth of lively western disturbances (WDs) — climate programs that originate within the Mediterranean area and convey unseasonal rainfall to northwest India.
The dearth of lively WDs can be attributed to the prevailing El-Nino situations, irregular warming of floor waters within the central Pacific Ocean.
The precipitation deficit is prone to impression contemporary water availability within the Himalayan area, additional affecting horticulture and agricultural manufacturing, Sonam Lotus, the top of the meteorological centre in Leh in Ladakh, stated.
The IMD on Saturday stated a contemporary western disturbance is prone to have an effect on the western Himalayan area beginning Sunday and one other WD is prone to have an effect on the area and adjoining plains of northwest India from January 31.
Underneath the affect of those programs, remoted heavy rainfall/snowfall is probably going over Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh between January 28 and January 31.
“Mild/reasonable remoted to scattered rainfall/snowfall may be very doubtless over Uttarakhand and light-weight rainfall over Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, west Uttar Pradesh from January 31 to February 2,” the Met workplace stated in an announcement.
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