Temp further plunges in Kmr

TNN Bureau. Updated: 11/29/2021 10:49:35 AM Front Page

Srinagar: Cold wave conditions again intensified in Kashmir after showing a slight improvement, while the tourist resort of Pahalgam was the coldest place with temperature at minus 3.0 degree Celsius the ski resort of Gulmarg was at minus 1.3 degree Celsius on Sunday.
Srinagar, which recorded sub zero temperature a day ago, plunged to minus 0.2 degree Celsius on Sunday. There was no respite in cold conditions as fog engulfed most places including the famous Dal Lake and the Boulevard road.
The Meteorological Department office said that the weather is likely to remain cold and dry till December 3 and predicted light to moderate snowfall in Kashmir valley and Ladakh region on December 4 and 5.
At Air Force stations of Drass, the temperature was recorded at minus 10.9 degree Celsius while at Leh it was minus 10.5 degree celsius and at Kargil it was minus 6.2 degree Celsius on Sunday.
The MeT office said the tourist resort of Pahalgam in south Kashmir was the coldest place in Kashmir valley where minimum temperature was recorded at minus 3.0 degree Celsius against the sub zero temperature recorded a day ago.
Most of the small water bodies have been frozen in Pahalgam due to a dip in night temperature.
The famous Ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir was the second coldest place in Kashmir valley with minimum temperature recorded at minus1.5 degree Celsius as against the minus 1.0 degree recorded the previous day. Freezing cold wave conditions remain with thick fog making movement of tourist difficult.
Qazigund on Srinagar-Jammu national highway where temperature was recorded at sub zero a day ago today plunged to minus 1.3 degree Celsius and at Kokernagtemprature was recorded at minus 0.2 degree Celsius as against minus 0.5 degree Celsius the previous day.
In frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara the minimum temperature was recorded at minus 1.5 degree Celsius as against the minus 0.5 degree Celsius recorded the previous day, the MeT office said.


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