Night temperature improves in J&K


The weather slightly improved in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday with an increase in the minimum temperatures due to a nightlong cloud cover, the weather office said.

“The night temperature across Kashmir Valley improved by several degrees last night due to the cloudy sky. Snowfall is likely to occur in the plains and higher reaches on Sunday. The intensity will gradually increase from tomorrow (Monday),” an official of the Meteorological Department said.

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded minus 0.3 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature on Sunday compared to Saturday’s minus 3.0.

Similarly, the minimum temperature improved to minus 3.0 degrees Celsius in Pahalgam compared to Saturday’s minus 4.4. Gulmarg recorded minus 4.6 degrees.

Leh town had minus 9.7 degrees Celsius while Drass town of the Ladakh region recorded minus 12.8 degrees as the night’s lowest temperatures.

Jammu city recorded 9.5 degrees Celsius, Katra town 10.6, Batote 4.3, Bannihal 2.2 and Bhaderwah 2.0 degrees as the minimum temperatures.


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