Amid forecast for remoted to scattered precipitation in subsequent 24 hours and pretty widespread average to gentle rain and snow for subsequent two days, night time temperature recorded a drop however hovered above regular in most elements of Jammu and Kashmir besides in twin capitals of Srinagar and Jammu on Saturday.
A meteorological division official right here informed GNS that partly to usually cloudy climate with chance of sunshine snow was anticipated at remoted increased reaches in direction of late night in the present day.
On January 28-29, he mentioned, usually cloudy climate with pretty widespread gentle to average rain and snow was anticipated at many locations.
From January 30-Thirty first, he mentioned, there may be chance of sunshine to average rain/snow at many locations.
From February 1-3, there may be chance of sunshine to average rain/snow at many locations.
The weatherman has additionally issued an advisory, saying that the current system could result in momentary closure of roads of upper reaches and necessary passes like Sinthan go, Mughal Street, Sadhna, Razdan go, Zojila and so forth. significantly throughout January 28-31.“Travellers are suggested to Plan accordingly,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, night time temperature hovered above regular at most locations barring twin capitals with Srinagar recording a low of minus 2.3°C in opposition to minus 0.5°C on earlier night time and it was 1.3°C beneath regular for the summer time capital of J&Ok for this time of the yr.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of two.2°C in opposition to minus 0.2°C on the earlier night time, he mentioned. The minimal temperature was 0.4°C above regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official mentioned.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 5.1°C in opposition to minus 0.4°C on the earlier night time and it was 1.0°C above regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 0.8°C in opposition to minus 0.1°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was above regular by 1.8°C for the place, the official mentioned.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 2.4°C in opposition to 2.5°C on the earlier night time and it was 0.1°C above regular there, the official mentioned.
Gulmarg, the official mentioned, recorded a low of minus 6.4°C in opposition to minus 3.7°C on the earlier night time and the temperature was 1.1°C above regular for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he mentioned, recorded a minimal of seven.0°C and it was beneath regular by 1.7°C for the winter capital of J&Ok.
Banihal recorded a low of 0.4°C, Batote 3.1°C and Bhaderwah minus 0.2°C, he mentioned.
Kashmir valley is below ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter, which is able to finish on January 29. 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. (GNS)
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