Srinagar: There was no let up in extreme chilly wave circumstances in Kashmir Valley with Pahalgam recording a low of minus 6.6°C on Wednesday. Additionally average fog decreased visibility and introduced difficulties to commuters in plains of Jammu, a meteorological division official right here mentioned.
He mentioned that Srinagar recorded a low of minus 4.8°C, similar as on the earlier evening and it was 2.7°C under regular for the summer time capital of J&Ok for this time of the yr.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of minus 4.6°C towards minus 4.4°C on the earlier evening, he mentioned. The minimal temperature was 1.8°C under regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official mentioned.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 6.6°C towards minus 6.2°C on the earlier evening and it was regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 3.2°C towards minus 2.7°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was above regular by 0.3°C for the place, the official mentioned.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 5.3°C towards minus 4.6°C on the earlier evening and it was 2.8°C under regular there, the official mentioned.
Gulmarg, the official mentioned, recorded a low of minus 3.8°C towards minus 4.0°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was 3.2°C above regular for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he mentioned, recorded a minimal of seven.0°C towards 7.7°C on earlier evening, and it was under regular by 0.3°C for the winter capital of J&Ok.
Banihal recorded a low of 1.6°C, Batote 2.6°C and Bhaderwah 0.3°C, he mentioned.
Kashmir valley is below ‘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 predicted primarily dry climate until January 3.
From January 4-5, he mentioned, there’s risk of usually cloudy and dry climate over plains and “very gentle” snow over “remoted excessive greater reaches”. From January 6-7, primarily dry climate is anticipated. “General, there isn’t any vital climate exercise until January 7,” he added.
Usually cloudy climate is anticipated with risk of sunshine rain/snow over remoted greater reaches on January 8, he mentioned.
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