Dry spell likely to end as weathermen predict snow, rains on weekend

KL News Network

Srinagar

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The dry spell in Kashmir is likely to end this weekend after the MeT department predicted rains and snowfall in the Valley.

Officials in MeT department said that there are chances of moderate snowfall in the higher reaches of Kashmir on the intervening night of December 10 and 11.

The weather forecast brings in some good news for the residents of the Valley, especially those living in the plains, as the prevalent dry weather is expected to end.

Meanwhile, the night temperature across Kashmir, except Gulmarg, continued to remain below the freezing point.

Srinagar witnessed a low of minus 2.6 degrees Celsius while Kupwara was the coldest recorded place in the Valley as the mercury settled at the low of minus 3.3 degrees Celsius.

Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 3.0 degrees Celsius against yesterday’s minus 3.2 degrees Celsius.

The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg was the only place where night temperature was recorded above freezing point at 2.2 degrees Celsius.

Leh was the coldest recorded place in the state recording the low of minus 8.3 degrees Celsius while nearby Kargil town registered the minimum of minus 6.4 degrees Celsius.

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