Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, parts of north Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana are expected to get directly impacted during the week ending February 8, according to the precipitation forecast of the US National Centres for Environmental Prediction (NCEP).
The NCEP ensemble forecast for 15 days has indicated that the three days starting February 7 would witness most of the cold weather over north and northwest India.
A second episode of showery weather has been indicated on February 12 and 13, tapering off to the east over the next two days, according to the ensemble forecast.
According to predictions by the Michigan Weather System, snow and rains would start ‘creaming’ Jammu and Kashmir from Friday before seeping further into Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal Pradesh is expected to receive snowfall from Sunday (Feb 7) onwards continuing upto Wednesday (Feb 10). Weather is expected to clear by Thursday.
(Hindu Business Line)