Out of the three hilly regions of North India, the best performing is Jammu and Kashmir at present. Moreover, Himachal and Uttarakhand are rain deficient by 28 and 36 percent respectively while Jammu and Kashmir is in the normal category.
Jammu and Kashmir does not see active Monsoon current reaching up to the region and rains occur either due to the Monsoon trough or the Western Disturbance, and at times with the combination of both.
Currently, a Western Disturbance is over Jammu and Kashmir, along with which a Circulation over Punjab. Due to which the foothills are seeing weather activities.
With this, moderate rainfall activity is expected to be seen over the foothills of Jammu and Kashmir including the cities of Jammu, Udhampur, Katra, Samba, Ramban and Kathua will see more rains and similar activity will be seen in the coming days as well. On the other hand, the other parts of Jammu and Kashmir will continue to see just light rains.
Moreover, heavy rains will not be witnessed over the region. Talking about Ladakh, no rainfall activity is expected to be seen in the next few days and dry weather will persist over the Ladakh region.
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