Kashmir Receives Fresh Snowfall, Weather To Improve From Today

SRINAGAR: The meteorological department on Tuesday said that weather in Jammu and Kashmir will improve from Today.

A snow-covered village of Tangmarg in north Kashmir on Tuesday, December 29, 2020.KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

“Moderate snowfall occurred in higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir while it was lighter on the plains on Tuesday as the MET forecast improvement in weather from Today,” a Met official said.

He said that Srinagar city recorded around 10 inches of snow in the morning while reports of around one-foot deep snowfall came from some areas of the neighbouring Budgam district in the past 24 hours.

Gulmarg in north Kashmir was the coldest place in the Valley where minimum temperature was minus 7.5 degrees celsius.

Srinagar, the summer capital of the J&K recorded a low of 0.0 while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of minus 0.4 degrees Celsius.

The minimum night temperature at Pahalgam famous tourist-resort in south Kashmir settled at a low of minus 3.0 degrees Celsius.

Kokernag town recorded a low of minus 3.0 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of minus 1.0 degrees Celsius last night.

Jammu city had 3.7, Katra 4.5, Batote minus 1.5, Bannihal 0.4 and Bhaderwah minus 1.9 as the minimum temperatures.

 

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