Climate Change

MeT predicts dry weather till December 2, sub-zero night temperatures recorded in Gulmarg and Pahalgam

Srinagar: Gulmarg and Pahalgam, the famous tourist resorts in the north and south Kashmir respectively, recorded sub-zero temperatures during the night, the weatherman said on Thursday.

However, most places in the Valley recorded minimum temperatures above the normal for this time of the year.

A meteorological department official said that mercury settled at 2.0 degrees Celsius at Srinagar against the normal temperature of 0.1 degrees Celsius.

Regarding other places, the officials said that Qazigund recorded 2.0°C (2°C Above Normal), Pahalgam minus 0.7°C (1.7°C AN), Kupwara 0.2°C (0.7°C AN), Kokernag 1.1°C (0.6°C AN) and Gulmarg minus 3.5°C (1°C BN).

The weatherman has forecast mainly dry weather over the plains of JK and Ladakh till at last December 2. For higher reaches of JK, the weatherman predicted “isolated very light rain /snow” in the next 24 hours.

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