Srinagar : After the season’s main snowfall, temperature dropped under freezing level in Kashmir valley and most components of Jammu division on Monday.
A meteorological division official right here advised that Srinagar recorded a low of minus 0.4°C in opposition to minus 0.7°C on the earlier night time and it was regular for the summer time capital of J&Okay for this time of the 12 months.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of minus 1.4°C in opposition to minus 2.2°C on the earlier night time, he mentioned. The minimal temperature was 0.1°C above regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official mentioned.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 11.9°C in opposition to minus 3.5°C on the earlier night time and it was 5.7°C above regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 3.3°C in opposition to minus 3.0°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was under regular by 1.3°C for the place, the official mentioned.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 0.9°C in opposition to minus 1.9°C on the earlier night time and it was 1.1°C above regular there, the official mentioned.
Gulmarg, the official mentioned, recorded a low of minus 10.0°C in opposition to minus 7.0°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was above regular by 3.3°C for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he mentioned, recorded a minimal of 5.2°C and it was above regular by 4.3°C for the winter capital of J&Okay.
Banihal recorded a low of minus 3.2°C, Batote minus 0.4°C and Bhaderwah 1.8°C, he mentioned.
Relating to the forecast, the MeT official mentioned that dry climate is predicted to be dry from February 6-13.
As ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter ended on January 29, Kashmir is presently in the midst 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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