Snow/rain in Jammu Kashmir & Himachal Pradesh, and unusual shower in Rajasthan
The Western Disturbance and associated cyclonic circulation persist over Afghanistan & neighbourhood extending between 3.1 & 4.5 km above mean sea level.
Under its influence, fairly widespread to widespread rain/snow is likely over Jammu & Kashmir and scattered to fairly widespread rain/snow over Himachal Pradesh along with isolated heavy precipitation during next 24 hours. In Jammu Division, drain out excess water from already sown wheat, oilseeds, toria, rabi pulses(chick pea, pea, lentil) and vegetable fields.
Heavy rain/snow likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, West Rajasthan and Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal. In Tamilnadu, postpone top dressing of fertilizers to samba and basal application to thaladi paddy. Provide adequate drainage facilities to drain the expected excess rainwater to safeguard rice crop. In West Rajasthan, continue harvesting of groundnut, cotton and sowing of gram, mustard.Unusual shower to continue in Jaisalmer, Barmer and Jodhpurandpartly cloudysky in Jaipur.