Night temperature drops below zero in Srinagar as Kashmir freezes


Srinagar, Nov 14: Srinagar, the mid year capital of J&K, recorded the principal freezing temperature evening of the period while different pieces of Kashmir valley kept on recording beneath edge of freezing over temperature on Sunday.

Citing a meteorological division official, news organization GNS announced that mercury settled at short 0.9°C against earlier night’s 0.1°C °C in Srinagar.

The temperature is beneath less 2.1°C than the typical for this season in the city and was most reduced so far this season, the authority said.

Qazigund, the entryway town of Kashmir, recorded a base temperature of less 1.2°C against earlier night’s short 1.0°C, the authority said. It was short 2.5°C underneath typical for the spot, the authority said.

Pahalgam, the renowned retreat in south Kashmir, recorded a low of short 3.5°C, same as on earlier evening and typical of less 1.2°C, he said.

Kokernag, likewise in south Kashmir, recorded a base temperature of less 1.3°C against 0.4°C on the earlier evening, the authority said.

Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of short 1.3°C against less 1.1°C on the earlier evening, the authority said.

Gulmarg, the world renowned skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded at least less 1.8°C against short 2.0°C on the earlier evening, the authority said.

Leh recorded a low of short 7.2°C against the previous evening’s less 7.1°C while mercury settled at less 3.0°C against less 3.2°C final evening in Kargil, the authority said.

The MeT office has said that the climate will stay dry in fields for at minimum November 20 in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

For next 24 hours, the authority said there would be for the most part dry climate over the fields and “extremely light snow at a couple of spots on higher scopes of Jammu and Kashmir.”

He anyway said that climate is probably going to stay dry till November 20.

“A weak Western Disturbance is probably going to influence the area during November 21-23rd which might make light moderate snow over higher arrives at particularly northern pieces of Kashmir.”

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