Schools reopen in Jammu after winter break amid cold wave

All educational institutions in Jammu reopened on Monday after winter break despite severe cold weather.

On Saturday night, Government rejected the fake news about extension in winter vacation.

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Earlier, parents demanded extension in the vacation due to harsh weather. Schools children reached schools amid dense fog on Monday.

Jammu recorded a low of 5.2°C against 5.0°C on the previous night. It was 2.2°C below normal for J&K’s winter capital.

The meteorological department has forecast the possibility of light to moderate snowfall (rain in plains of Jammu) at many places of J&K during next 24 hours.

From January 10-11th, the MeT official said, weather is livelily to be “generally cloudy”.

From January 12-13, he said, there is possibility of widespread moderate snowfall (rain in plains of Jammu) with “heavy snowfall” over higher reaches (more than 75% chances).

He said that the weather system is “very likely” to affect air transportation during 12-13th (60-70% chance).