MeT Predicts Rain, Snow In Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The meteorological department (MeT) on Sunday predicted light rain, snowfall in Kashmir from January 31.

Sonam Lotus, Director of Meteorological Department, said currently, weather is partly to generally cloudy at most places of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Possibility of light rain and snow on January 31 to February 1 at scattered places and February 3,” he said, adding that the overall, weather likely to remain partly to generally cloudy next week starting tomorrow.”

He added that there’s no forecast of any major weather till the first week of February.

Gulmarg in north Kashmir the famous tourist place was the coldest place in the Valley where the minimum temperature was minus 7.4 degrees.

Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded a low of minus 2.3 while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of minus 3.2 degrees Celsius.

The night temperature in Pahalgam a famous tourist resort–settled at a low of minus 7.0 degrees.

Kokernag town recorded a low of minus 2.8 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of minus 2.4 degrees Celsius last night.

Jammu city recorded 6.6 degrees Celsius, Katra 7.6, Batote 2.4, Banihal recorded 0.6 and Bhaderwah recorded minus 0.6 degrees Celsius as the night’s lowest temperatures.

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