Kashmir: MeT dept predicts rains in next 48-hrs

A man rows his boat on the partially frozen Dal Lake in Srinagar. PTI file photo

Overcast conditions gave residents of Kashmir and Ladakh some reprieve from the cold wave as the night temperatures went up at most places, with Met office predicting rains or snowfall in next 48-hours.
 
A MeT department official said there is the possibility of rain and snow in Kashmir during the next 48 hours. “Due to the night-long cloud cover, there has been an overall improvement in the minimum temperatures through the state on Sunday,” he said.
 
The official said the minimum temperature in Srinagar settled at minus 3.2 degrees Celsius while Pahalgam hill resort in south Kashmir recorded a low of minus 0.7 degrees. The mercury in the ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir settled at minus 3.5 degrees Celsius and it was the coldest recorded place in the Valley.
 
In Leh town of cold desert Ladakh region minimum temperature settled at minus 1.3 degrees Celsius while the nearby Kargil town recorded a low of minus 6.6 degrees Celsius, he said. Kargil continues to remain the coldest recorded place in the state. 

 

 

 

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