Freezing temp continues in Valley, -4.7 °C in Sgr

TNN Bureau. Updated: 2/12/2024 1:28:47 AM Front Page

Srinagar: The mercury improves but stays below freezing point in Kashmir Valley, with Srinagar recording a low of -4.7 °C on Sunday, officials said.
The Meteorological Centre Srinagar said the minimum temperature improved by a few notches in Srinagar, recorded a low of -4.7 °C against -4.9 °C the previous day. It was 4.9?C below normal for the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
The day temperature improved in Srinagar and was recorded at 13.1?C the previous day, which was 3.6?C above normal. Pleasant weather conditions, with bright sun appearing during the day, enable tourists to take shikara rides in the iconic Dal Lake in Srinagar.
Qazigund on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway had a low of -4.4 °C against the 5.8°C, while Kokernag in south Kashmir recorded a low of 3.2 °C against the -3.7°C on Sunday.
The tourist hot spot of Pahalgam remained the coldest place in Kashmir, recorded a minimum of -7.9 °C against -8.6 °C. It was 2.9 °C below normal for the valley of shepherds in south Kashmir.
Kupwara settled at -4.3 °C against -4.4 °C on Sunday, and it was 3.1 °C below normal for the frontier north Kashmir district.
Gulmarg had a low of -6.5 °C against -7.0 °C the previous day. It was 0.3 °C below normal for the famous ski resort of North Kashmir.
The MeT office said the weather will remain dry until February 17, and there is a possibility of light to moderate snow or rain at many places in Jammu and Kashmir during February 18-20.


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