Cold weather conditions continue, sub-zero temperatures
in Gulmarg, Pahalgam
Srinagar: After witnessing a spell of snow, rainfall
recently, mainly dry weather is expected in Jammu and
Kashmir for the next five days, the Meteorological
Department said on Wednesday. Director MeT, Sonam
Lotus in a forecast said “dry weather conditions were
likely to continue tilI November 2”.
Meanwhile, a spell or lght raintall in Kashmir parts on
Tuesday night brought down the temperatures. The cold
conditions continued across Kashmir with Tamous
resorts of Pahalgam and Gulmarg recording sub-zero
temperatures on Tuesday night, MeT officials said.
Summer capital Srinagar recorded a minimum
temperature of 4.2 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night,
which was several notches down from the /.4 degrees
Celsius recorded on Monday night. The summer capítal
which had received a light spell of rainfall on Tuesday
night, recorded 16.2 degrees Celsius maximum
ptrdure on vwEunesday.
azigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low
of 6.2 Celsius on luesday nignt.
Pahalgam in south Kashmir recorded a low of minus 1.1
degrees Celsius on Tuesday night. Pahalgam had
recorded minus 1.7 degrees Celsius on Monday night.
SkI-fesort Gulmarg on luesday night also recorded sud
zero temperature at minus 1 degrees celsius on luesday
Kokernag in south Kashmir, recorded a minimum of 2.4
degrees celsius on luesday night against 48 degrees
Celsius on Monday night, the MeT official said. It had
rainfall of 1.4 millimelers during luesday night, the
official said. Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a
low of 2.4 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night against 2.8
degrees Celsius on Monday night, the official said.
A strong Western Disturbance, the phenomenon that
brings change in weather caused heavy rain and snowfall
in Jammu and Kashmir last Saturday had damaged
orchards in parts of south Kashmir.Hundreds of images
and videos of devastation to apple orchards were shared
on social media.
Farmers have been expressing grief over the loss caused
by the untimely snowfall. While the officials were yet to
assess the total loss, reports of damages caused due to
snowfall kept pouring in from these areas for last few
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