J&K: Minimum Temp Improves Slightly As Kashmir Braces For Wet Weather
As Kashmir region is bracing for nearly a week long wet spell, the night temperatures improved a bit in the valley. Read on for details:
Srinagar: As Kashmir region is bracing for nearly a week long wet spell, the night temperatures improved a bit in the valley. According to the latest forecast, there is a possibility of snowfall over higher reaches from Saturday evening.
The Meteorological Centre here said Srinagar which was in the grip of severe cold witnessed a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius Friday night against last night’s minus 5.5°C that was coldest so far during this season.
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The night temperature at the ski resort of Gulmarg was recorded at minus 2.6 degrees Celsius, a drop from minus 2.4 degrees Celsius recorded on Thursday. Pahalgam recorded night temperature at minus 2.8 degrees Celsius.
Qazigund, the gateway town to the Valley, recorded a minimum of minus 1.6 degrees Celsius, while Kokernag town registered a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius.
Kupwara in north Kashmir recorded minus 1.8 degrees Celsius. Jammu recorded a low of 5.0°C against 3.7°C on the previous night. Leh in Ladakh recorded a low of minus 10.8°C, the weather officials said.
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The weather department has predicted a wet spell from this evening across Jammu and Kashmir. The Meteorological department in Srinagar said the wet spell may begin from this evening.
“There is a possibility of snowfall over higher reaches from this evening,” MeT officials said. (UNI)