Though feeble, this Western Disturbance began affecting the weather last evening itself. Rainfall started in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir first and gradually spread to the rest of the state.
The day and night temperatures were settling above normal at several places in the hilly state lately, which are now expected to drop by 6 to 7°C from today evening onwards.
The current weather system only affected Jammu and Kashmir, barring the other two hilly states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. However, 18th April onwards, another weather system is expected to cover these hilly regions of India giving rain in Himachal Pradesh and parts of Uttarakhand as well.
Here's the amount of rainfall recorded at several places of the state: