Rains lash Kashmir plains, Gulmarg, other higher reaches receive snowfall

Srinagar: Gulmarg and other upper reaches in Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall as rains lashed other parts of the Valley.

An official from meteorological department said that Srinagar received 3.2mm of rain as it recorded a low of 5.8°C temperature against 7.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.5°C above normal for this time of the year in the capital.

Qazigund recorded a low of 4.8°C against 4.3°C on the previous night and received 1.4mm of rain during the time. The mercury settled at minus 1.4°C against 3.2°C on the earlier night in Pahalgam while it received 0.6mm rain.

Kokernag recorded a low of 3.9°C against 3.6°C on the previous night while it received 3.6mm of rain.

The minimum temperature settled at 2.6°C in Kupwara district against 5.2°C on the previous night while it received 0.6mm rain.

Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort, received 13 cms of snow and recorded a minimum temperature of minus 3.5°C against minus 0.7°C on the previous night.

The weatherman has forecast rain and snow besides thundershowers in Kashmir Valley. (GNS)


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