The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a weather advisory for Jammu and Kashmir, predicting scattered light rain and snowfall over the region for the next 24 hours. The advisory also forecasts light to moderate snow and rain in higher elevations in many places, followed by dry weather conditions from March 3-7.
In addition to the forecast, the department reported a drop in night temperatures across most parts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar, the summer capital, recorded a low of 4.2°C, which is 2.7°C above normal. Similarly, Qazigund, a gateway town of Kashmir, reported a low of 1.5°C, which is 1.1°C above normal. Pahalgam, the popular tourist resort in south Kashmir, also experienced a low of minus 0.9°C, which is 2.6°C above normal.
Meanwhile, Kokernag recorded a low of 2.4°C, which is 2.3°C above normal for the place. Gulmarg, the world-famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 2.5°C, which is 3.3°C above normal. In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at 3.1°C, which is 3.1°C above normal for the north Kashmir area.
The meteorological department official also mentioned that Ladakh’s Leh and Kargil recorded a low of minus 6.2°C and 4.8°C, respectively.
This update comes as Jammu and Kashmir continues to be under the grip of the 10-day-long period called ‘Chillai-Bachha’ (baby cold) which ends on March 1.Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Subscribe us on Telegram and never miss a update!
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