Srinagar: Gentle rain and snow lashed a number of greater reaches together with Gulmarag on Friday. The weatherman has forecast extra precipitation in coming days to finish an prolonged dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir.
Studies reaching GNS mentioned that snowfall has been reported from Gulmarg, components of Kupwara, and Kangan in Ganderbal. Srinagar had traces of rain early within the morning.
“As anticipated, mild rain/snow occurred at a number of greater reaches,” a meteorological division official right here instructed GNS.
He mentioned partly to usually cloudy climate with mild rain and snow at remoted greater reaches until afternoon was anticipated at the moment and enchancment thereafter.
On January 27, he mentioned, partly to usually cloudy climate with chance of sunshine snow was anticipated at remoted greater reaches in the direction of late night.
On January 28-29, he mentioned, usually cloudy climate with chance of sunshine to average rain/snow was anticipated at many locations.
From January 30-Thirty first, he mentioned, there’s chance of sunshine to average rain/snow at many locations.
From February 1-3, there’s chance of sunshine to average rain/snow at many locations.
“There may be vital enchancment in visibility and rise in most temperature anticipated in plains of Jammu Division from at the moment onwards.”
The weatherman has additionally issued an advisory, saying that the current system could result in momentary closure of roads of upper reaches and necessary passes like Sinthan cross, Mughal Street, Sadhna, Razdan cross, Zojila and so forth. notably throughout January 28-31.“Travellers are suggested to Plan accordingly,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, attributable to cloud cowl, there was appreciable enhance in night time temperature with Srinagar recording a low of minus 0.5°C in opposition to minus 3.6°C on earlier night time and it was 1.8°C above regular for the summer time capital of J&Ok for this time of the yr.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of 0.2°C in opposition to minus 4.2°C on the earlier night time, he mentioned. The minimal temperature was 4.1°C above regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official mentioned.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 0.4°C in opposition to minus 6.3°C on the earlier night time and it was 7.1°C above regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 0.1°C in opposition to minus 1.6°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was above regular by 3.5°C for the place, the official mentioned.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of two.5°C in opposition to minus 2.9°C on the earlier night time and it was 5.4°C above regular there, the official mentioned.
Gulmarg, the official mentioned, recorded a low of minus 3.7°C in opposition to minus 4.5°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was 3.5°C above regular for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he mentioned, recorded a minimal of seven.0°C in opposition to 4.1°C on the earlier night time, and it was above regular by 5.8°C for the winter capital of J&Ok.
Banihal recorded a low of minus 4.2°C, Batote 5.6°C and Bhaderwah minus 0.2°C, he mentioned.
Kashmir valley is below ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter, which is able to finish on January 29. Nonetheless 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. (GNS)
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