The Kashmir region receives additional amount of precipitation during the winter brought by

  1. South-west Monsoon
  2. Western Disturbances
  3. Retreating Monsoon
  4. Temperate Cyclone


Western Disturbance originates in the Mediterranean region and brings sudden winter rain to the northwestern parts of the Indian subcontinent. It is a non-monsoonal precipitation driven by the westerlies. The moisture in these storms originates over the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

The correct option is B.