Srinagar : Mild rain and snow lashed just a few increased 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.
Stories reaching stated that snowfall has been reported from Gulmarg, elements of Kupwara, and Kangan in Ganderbal. Srinagar had traces of rain early within the morning.
“As anticipated, gentle rain/snow occurred at just a few increased reaches,” a meteorological division official right here informed.
He stated partly to typically cloudy climate with gentle rain and snow at remoted increased reaches until afternoon was anticipated at present and enchancment thereafter.
On January 27, he stated, partly to typically cloudy climate with chance of sunshine snow was anticipated at remoted increased reaches in direction of late night.
On January 28-29, he stated, typically cloudy climate with chance of sunshine to reasonable rain/snow was anticipated at many locations.
From January 30-Thirty first, he stated, there’s chance of sunshine to reasonable rain/snow at many locations.
From February 1-3, there’s chance of sunshine to reasonable 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 present onwards.”
The weatherman has additionally issued an advisory, saying that the current system might result in short-term closure of roads of upper reaches and necessary passes like Sinthan move, Mughal Highway, Sadhna, Razdan move, Zojila and so on. significantly throughout January 28-31.“Travellers are suggested to Plan accordingly,” he stated.
In the meantime, because of cloud cowl, there was appreciable enhance in evening temperature with Srinagar recording a low of minus 0.5°C in opposition to minus 3.6°C on earlier evening and it was 1.8°C above regular for the summer season capital of J&Ok for this time of the 12 months.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of 0.2°C in opposition to minus 4.2°C on the earlier evening, he stated. The minimal temperature was 4.1°C above regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official stated.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 0.4°C in opposition to minus 6.3°C on the earlier evening 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 evening and the temperature was above regular by 3.5°C for the place, the official stated.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of two.5°C in opposition to minus 2.9°C on the earlier evening and it was 5.4°C above regular there, the official stated.
Gulmarg, the official stated, recorded a low of minus 3.7°C in opposition to minus 4.5°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was 3.5°C above regular for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he stated, recorded a minimal of seven.0°C in opposition to 4.1°C on the earlier evening, 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 stated.
Kashmir valley is below ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter, which can finish on January 29. 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. (GNS)
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