Srinagar: Chilly wave situations continued because the minimal temperature settled under freezing level at most locations in Kashmir however there was discount in early morning fog that had affected the Valley for the previous a number of days.
A meteorological division official right here instructed GNS that Srinagar recorded a low of minus 2.8°C in opposition to minus 3.3°C on the earlier evening and it was 0.7°C under regular for the summer time capital of J&Ok for this time of the 12 months. There was nonetheless no fog in Srinagar or different components this morning.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of minus 2.0°C in opposition to minus 4.2°C on the earlier evening, he mentioned. The minimal temperature was 0.3°C above regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official mentioned.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 4.1°C in opposition to minus 5.4°C on the earlier evening and it was 1.1°C above regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 1.3°C in opposition to minus 2.6°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was above regular by 1.4°C for the place, the official mentioned.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 2.3°C in opposition to minus 4.0°C on the earlier evening and it was 0.2°C above regular there, the official mentioned.
Gulmarg, the official mentioned, recorded a low of minus 2.5°C, identical as on the earlier evening and the temperature was 3.7°C above regular for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he mentioned, recorded a minimal of seven.7°C in opposition to 8.6°C on earlier evening, and it was above regular by 0.3°C for the winter capital of J&Ok.
Banihal recorded a low of 1.2°C, Batote 2.2°C and Bhaderwah 2.2°C, he mentioned.
Kashmir valley is below ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter, which is able to finish on January 30. Nevertheless it doesn’t imply an finish to the winter. It’s adopted by a 20-day-long interval known as ‘Chillai-Khurd’ that happens between January 30 and February 19 and a 10-day-long interval ‘Chillai-Bachha’ (child chilly) which is from February 20 to March 1.
Weatherman has predicted typically cloudy however dry climate within the subsequent few days.
Nevertheless, he mentioned, there’s a risk of sunshine snow over greater reaches in the course of the night/evening of December 31.
He mentioned from January 1-2, the climate is predicted to be dry.” Usually cloudy climate with mild rain/snow is predicted at “remoted” locations on January 3-4. (GNS)
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