Weather To Remain Dry In J&K Till March 20

SRINAGAR: Weather remained dry and pleasant in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the meteorological (MET) office said the same weather conditions would prevail till the weekend.

Blooming Apricot- Photo: Bilal Bahadur

“Weather will remain mainly dry till March 20. No major rain or snowfall is expected during this period in J&K and Ladakh,” an official of the MeT department said.

He added that the night’s lowest temperature in Srinagar was 5.6 degree Celsius while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of 5.2 degrees Celsius.

Gulmarg, the famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius.

The night temperature in Pahalgam – the famous health resort which also serves as one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra – settled at a low of 2.0 degrees.

Kokernag town recorded a low of 4.2 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of 3.0 degrees Celsius last night.

Jammu city recorded a minimum temperature of  15.3 degrees Celsius, Katra town 15.2, Batote 9.2, Banihal 7.1 and Bhaderwah 6.9 degrees as the minimum temperatures.

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