Weather update: Winter is increasing in the country and cold is showing its effect especially in North India. Today, an alert has been issued for snow storm in Jammu and Kashmir.
Talking about northern India, light to moderate rain and thunder showers were expected in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, western parts of Uttar Pradesh, parts of northern and eastern Rajasthan and rain was also seen in Delhi. . Himachal Pradesh is experiencing heavy snowfall, with ABP News keeping up with the weather for instant updates.
A CRPF officer and a 74-year-old woman died on Wednesday in separate incidents due to heavy snowfall in Kashmir. A police officer said that Sub Inspector HC Murmur of CRPF’s 115th Battalion was posted as security in-charge at the residence of National Conference leader Saeed Akhun. Murmur was injured when a part of the room made for security personnel at Akhun’s residence collapsed.
He said that the injured CRPF officer was rushed to SKIMS Hospital where he succumbed. In another incident, Rahmi Begum died on the spot after being buried under snow in Kupwara district, the official said. Several houses have collapsed or have been damaged due to heavy snowfall in Kashmir since Sunday.
Snowfall continues in many places in the valley, especially in southern Kashmir. Authorities have evacuated many families from the snow-prone areas and shifted them to safer places.
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