Srinagar : Freezing chilly situations continued in Jammu and Kashmir as most locations witnessed a rise in temperature with Srinagar recording a low of minus 3.6°C on Monday.
A meteorological division official right here instructed that the temperature in Srinagar elevated by over two levels Celsius from earlier night time’s minus 4.7°C and it was under regular by 3.8°C for the summer time capital of J&Ok for this time of the 12 months.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of minus 3.2°C in opposition to minus 4.4°C on the earlier night time and it was 2.2°C under regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official mentioned.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 7.0°C in opposition to minus 7.9°C on the earlier night time and it was 2.0°C under regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 2.5°C in opposition to minus 3.2°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was under regular by 1.0°C for the place, the official mentioned.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 4.4°C in opposition to minus 4.3°C on the earlier night time and it was 3.2°C under regular there, the official mentioned.
Gulmarg, the official mentioned, recorded a low of minus 4.5°C in opposition to minus 6.5°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was above regular by 1.0°C for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he mentioned, recorded a minimal of 8.0°C and it was under regular by 2.1°C for the winter capital of J&Ok.
Banihal recorded a low of three.8°C, Batote 4.9°C and Bhaderwah minus 0.8°C, he mentioned.
Relating to the forecast, the MeT official mentioned that climate is predicted to be primarily dry until February 17.
“Total, dry climate is predicted until February 17,” he mentioned, including, “One other moist spell is almost certainly with chance of sunshine to reasonable snow/rain at many locations of J&Ok from February 18-20.”
As ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter ended on January 29, Kashmir is presently in the course of 20-day-long winter interval referred to as ‘Chillai-Khurd’ that ends on February 19 and is adopted by a 10-day-long interval ‘Chillai-Bachha’ (child chilly) which begins from February 20 to March 1. (GNS)
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