Fresh Snowfall in Kashmir, Rain in Jammu division

Fresh Snowfall in Kashmir, Rain in Jammu division



Fresh Snowfall in Kashmir, Rain in Jammu division


Srinagar Feb 03 :  Light snowfall occurred in Kashmir on Thursday while rain lashed the Jammu division as the weather office forecast “erratic weather” with occasional snowfall at scattered places till February 8.

A meteorological department (IMD) official told that Gulmarg had 19 cms of fresh snowfall till 0830 hours today even as it recorded a low of minus 6.0°C against minus 8.0°C on the previous night, he said. The temperature was 1.6°C above normal for this time of the year in the famous resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, he said. 
 
" Fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rain/snow during February 2 and 4 with main activity on 3rd with possibility of isolated heavy rain/snow mainly in South Kashmir and Jammu region”

" Light rain/snow is also most likely at scattered places during February 6 and 7. Some places in Jammu region may receive thunderstorm /hailstorm on February 3rd."Overall, weather likely to remain (erratic) partly to generally cloudy with occasional light snowfall at scattered places till February 8," an IMD statement read.

Srinagar had 0.6, Pahalgam minus 1.7 and Gulmarg minus 6.0 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.Jammu city had 10.2, Katra 7.5, Batote 1.5, Banihal 2.0 and Bhaderwah 1.2 as the minimum.

In the Ladakh region, Drass town had minus 11.4, Leh minus 9.1 and Kargil minus 14.6 as the night's lowest temperature.(CNS)

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