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Srinagar, Oct 08: The meteorological department has predicted a spell of rains and snow in Jammu and Kashmir, especially Kashmir Valley, from later tonight.

There is likelihood of a spell of rain/snow from late Monday to October 10th forenoon in J&K, mainly Kashmir region, said the weatherman.

He said that light to moderate rain or snow is likely on higher reaches during next 24 hours to 36 hours from later tonight.

There are chances of light to moderate snowfall on Zojila, Sinthan Pass and Mughal Road, said the weatherman.

In light of the weather forecast, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today issued a weather advisory directing the Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division including Leh and Kargil to ask advise people not to venture in avalanche-prone areas during this period.

The concerned Deputy Commissioners are also asked to take all precautionary measures, so as to avert any untoward incident. The road-clearance and power restoration should be the utmost priority, the Div Comn said.

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