Srinagar: Rains lashed Srinagar and different plains whereas Pahalgam, Kokernag and Gulmarag obtained snowfall together with increased reaches in Kashmir Valley, officers stated on Wednesday.
A meteorological division official right here instructed GNS that in final 24 hours until 0830 hours, Srinagar obtained 1.9mm of rain, Qazigund 1.2mm, Kupwara 8mm, whereas Pahalgam obtained 2.6cms of snowfall, Kokernag 1.2cms, Gulmarg 25 cms. Jammu area additionally obtained rains with winter capital receiving 5.7mm, Banihal 14.6mm, Katra 6.2mm, Bhaderwah 6.4mm and Bhaderwah 10.4mm.
In the meantime, evening temperature recorded an increase with Srinagar recording a low of two.2°C towards 0.8°C on earlier evening and it was 2.9°C above regular for the summer time capital of J&Okay for this time of the 12 months.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of 0.4°C, similar as on the earlier evening, he stated. The minimal temperature was 2.4°C above regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official stated.
Pahalgam recorded a low of 0.1°C towards minus 3.3°C on the earlier evening and it was 6.2°C above regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 0.2°C towards 0.7°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was above regular by 2.2°C for the place, the official stated.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of 1.3°C towards 0.3°C on the earlier evening and it was 3.6°C above regular there, the official stated.
Gulmarg, the official stated, recorded a low of minus 3.0°C towards minus 6.0°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was 4.4°C above regular for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he stated, recorded a minimal of 10.9°C and it was above regular by 2.5°C for the winter capital of J&Okay.
Banihal recorded a low of 1.0°C, Batote 3.0°C and Bhaderwah 1.2°C, he stated.
Relating to forecast, he stated, there may be chance of sunshine to average rain/snow at many locations of J&Okay with possibilities of heavy snowfall over few increased reaches in lots of districts (Kupwara, Bandipora, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Shopian, Kulgam and Anantnag) until February 1.
On February 2, he stated, typically dry climate with chance of sunshine snow at remoted increased reaches.
From February 3-4, he stated, there may be chance of sunshine to average rain and snow at many locations of J&Okay.
From February 5-10, he stated, typically dry climate is predicted.
As ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter ended, Kashmir is presently in the midst of 20-day-long winter interval known as ‘Chillai-Khurd’ that ends on February 19 and a 10-day-long interval ‘Chillai-Bachha’ (child chilly) which begins from February 20 to March 1. (GNS)
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