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Cold Conditions Prevail, Snowfall Likely On Upper Reaches

Srinagar: Night temperature fell further across Kashmir Valley even as sub-zero conditions prevailed in Pahalgam and Gulmarg, officials said on Wednesday.

A meteorological department official here told GNS that Srinagar recorded a low of 2.0°C against 2.6°C on the previous night.

Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded minimum temperature of 1.6°C against previous night’s 1.9°C, the official said.

Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 2.0°C against minus 1.0°C on previous night, he said.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded minimum temperature of 1.2°C against 2.2°C on previous night, the official said.

Kupwara town in the north Kashmir recorded a low of 1.2°C against 1.9°C on the previous night, the official said.

Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded a minimum of minus 1.6°C against 2.0°C on previous night, the official said.

The temperatures have fallen considerably after record rainfall and snowfall in some plains and upper reaches during October 23-24.

The MeT has said that there was no forecast for any major snowfall till November 10.

“Widespread intermittent light to moderate rain/ snow (over higher reaches) is most likely during 4th Night & 5th. It may lead to temporary disruption of surface transportation on Zojila, Mugal road, Banihal-Ramban axis, Sinthan Top etc. due to snowfall and Low temperature,” he said, adding, “there is no forecast for any major Snowfall till November 10.”

 

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