Dense fog engulfed Srinagar and several other different elements of Kashmir for the second day in working whilst evening temperature plummeted at most locations of the Valley on Tuesday.
A meteorological division official right here advised GNS that Srinagar recorded a low of minus 3.0°C towards minus 2.3°C on earlier evening and it was 1.0°C beneath regular for the summer time capital of J&Okay for this time of the 12 months.
Most elements of the Valley together with Srinagar once more noticed a thick blanket of fog, lowering visibility and inflicting inconvenience to commuters.
Qazigund recorded a minimal of minus 3.0°C towards minus 2.6°C on the earlier evening, he mentioned. The minimal temperature was 1.0°C beneath regular for the gateway city of Kashmir, the MeT official mentioned.
Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 4.7°C towards minus 4.3°C on the earlier evening and it was 0.3°C above regular for the well-known resort in south Kashmir.
Kokernag, additionally in south Kashmir, recorded a minimal of minus 2.0°C towards minus 1.6°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was above regular by 0.1°C for the place, the official mentioned.
Kupwara city in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 3.5°C towards minus 2.7°C on the earlier evening and it was 0.4°C beneath regular there, the official mentioned.
Gulmarg, the official mentioned, recorded a low of minus 2.6°C towards minus 3.0°C on the earlier evening and the temperature was 3.4°C above regular for the world well-known snowboarding resort in north Kashmir.
Jammu, he mentioned, recorded a minimal of seven.4°C towards 7.3°C on earlier evening, and it was beneath regular by 0.8°C for the winter capital of J&Okay.
Banihal recorded a low of 1.2°C, Batote 5.1°C and Bhaderwah 2.8°C, he mentioned.
Kashmir valley is beneath ‘Chillai-Kalan’, the 40-day harsh interval of winter. Whereas ‘Chillai-Kalan’ will finish on January 30, 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.
Climate is anticipated to be typically dry for now, the MeT official mentioned.
Typically cloudy climate is anticipated with chance of sunshine snow over remoted increased reaches on December 27, he mentioned.
“Typically dry climate is anticipated from December 28-31,” he mentioned, including, “Total there isn’t any vital climate exercise until December ending”.
He mentioned from January 1-3, climate is anticipated to be typically cloudy with “mild rain/snow at scattered locations.” (GNS)
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