The meteorological department has predicted another bout of snow and rain in Jammu and Kashmir from January 19.

The Met department has forecast an active Western Disturbance is most likely to affect J&K and adjoining areas for seven days from January 19 to 25. There would be high moisture feeding from the Arabian Sea over North-West India, especially over the Western Himalayan Region (WH) from January 20 to 24.

Under the influence of this system, moderate to heavy snow and rain are expected at widespread places of Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh regions. The forecast said that light snowfall would commence at a few places in Kashmir during forenoon on January 19 and thereafter the intensity and distribution would increase.

Heavy to very heavy snow and rain are most likely to occur during from January 20 to 23 and it would decrease gradually, the forecast said.