Weather Improves Across J&K, Pahalgam Freezes At Minus 12

SRINAGAR: People heaved a sigh of relief following improvement in the weather conditions across the Jammu and Kashmir after a day-long spell of snowfall on Sunday.

A view of south Kashmir’s Gulmarg on Sunday, January 24, 2021. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Bright sunshine was seen in the Jammu and Kashmir after a snowfall and the Met said it will stay better till January 31.

Pahalgam in south Kashmir was the coldest place in the Valley where minimum temperature was minus 12.0 degrees.

Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded a low of minus 1.9 while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of minus 3.0 degrees Celsius.

The night temperature in Gulmarg – the famous tourist place settled at a low of minus 11.0 degrees.

Kokernag town recorded a low of minus 5.9 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of minus 4.2 degrees Celsius last night.

Jammu city recorded 7.0 degrees Celsius, Katra 5.5, Batote minus 1,0, Banihal recorded minus 1.6 and Bhaderwah recorded minus 2.3 degrees Celsius as the night’s lowest temperatures.


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