Srinagar : Freezing chilly situations continued unabated in Jammu and Kashmir as Srinagar endured the season’s coldest night time at minus 5.4°C on Thursday.
A meteorological division official right here advised that mercury decreased by 0.1°C and settled to minus 5.3°C. At present’s temperature was 4.4°C beneath regular for this time of the 12 months in Srinagar, the official stated.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of minus 3.8°C in opposition to minus 3.2°C on the earlier night time, he stated. The minimal temperature was 2.7°C beneath regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the official stated.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 5.8°C in opposition to minus 5.3°C on the earlier night time and it was 2.0°C beneath regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 1.6°C in opposition to minus 2.1°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was beneath regular by 0.5°C for the place, the official stated.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 4.2°C in opposition to minus 3.7°C on the earlier night time and it was 2.5°C beneath regular there, the official stated.
Gulmarg, the official stated, recorded a low of minus 5.0°C in opposition to minus 5.5°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was 0.8°C beneath regular for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu recorded a minimal of 6.7°C in opposition to 7.3°C on earlier night time, and it was beneath regular by 2.5°C for the winter capital of J&Ok whereas Banihal recorded 1.7°C, Batote 3.7°C and Bhaderwah minus 0.2°C, he stated.
MeT has predicted primarily dry and chilly climate in J&Ok until December 24.
In subsequent 24 hours, primarily dry climate has been forecast whereas on December 16 usually cloudy climate with chance of transient spell of sunshine snow over excessive increased reaches is chance, he stated.
From December 17-24 December, the MeT has predicted “primarily dry climate.”
“Total, dry and chilly climate almost certainly to proceed until December 24 over most locations of J&Ok”. (GNS)
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