Srinagar : Extreme chilly climate situations continued in Jammu and Kashmir regardless of slight rise in minimal temperature with Srinagar recording a low of minus 3.0°C on Friday.
Whereas Srinagar recorded a minimal of minus 3.8°C on earlier evening, a meteorological division official right here instructed that the present temperature of minus 3.0°C was 0.9°C beneath regular for the summer time capital of J&Okay for this time of the yr.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of minus 3.0°C in opposition to minus 3.4°C on the earlier evening, he stated. The minimal temperature was 0.1°C beneath regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official stated.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 4.5°C in opposition to minus 5.1°C on the earlier evening and it was 2.1°C above regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 2.0°C in opposition to minus 2.4°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was above regular by 1.5°C for the place, the official stated.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 2.6°C in opposition to minus 3.9°C on the earlier evening and it was 0.1°C beneath regular there, the official stated.
Gulmarg, the official stated, recorded a low of minus 3.5°C in opposition to minus 4.2°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 5.1°C in opposition to 4.7°C on earlier evening, and it was beneath regular by 2.2°C for the winter capital of J&Okay.
Banihal recorded a low of minus 0.4°C, Batote 3.0°C and Bhaderwah 0.2°C, he stated.
Kashmir valley is beneath ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter, which is able to finish on January 30. 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.
Weatherman has stated that there’s a chance of typically cloudy and dry climate over plains and “very gentle” snow over “remoted excessive increased reaches” in the course of the subsequent 24 hours. From January 6-7, he stated, primarily dry climate is predicted.
Usually cloudy climate is predicted with chance of sunshine rain/snow over remoted increased reaches on January 8, he stated. From January 9-10, he stated, typically dry climate is predicted. (GNS)
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