The Kashmir valley skilled harsh winter situations, with temperatures plummeting beneath freezing throughout the area.
Srinagar, the summer time capital of the erstwhile state of Jammu Kashmir, just lately witnessed a freeze underneath extraordinarily chilly situations, with the minimal temperature dropping to minus 4.8°C.
Notably, the minimal temperatures recorded as we speak depict the severity of the coolness, with the coldest spots being Pahalgam at an icy minus 6.5°C and Pulwama at an equally frigid minus 6.9°C.
In the meantime, regardless of the biting chilly, variations in temperature throughout the area are evident, with Kokernag experiencing a milder minus 2.3°C.
The Meteorological Division (MeT) anticipates dry climate persisting till January 24, with a quick spell of cloudiness anticipated on the night and evening of January 20.
Wanting forward, January 25-26 might even see usually cloudy skies with mild snow in remoted greater reaches, whereas January 27-28 may result in usually cloudy situations with mild rain or snow scattered throughout the area.
As we transfer in the direction of the tip of the month, from January 29-31, there’s a chance of sunshine to average rain or snow in lots of locations, though detailed data remains to be awaited.
Moreover, the plains of the Jammu Division may expertise average to dense fog and a lower in day temperatures over the following two days.
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