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Night temp rises in Kashmir as Srinagar records minus 0.8°C

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Srinagar: A day after recording season’s coldest temperature at minus 1.8°C, Srinagar, witnessed another sub-zero night, officials said on Thursday.

A meteorological department official told GNS that there was a slight increase in minimum temperature across the Valley including Srinagar which recorded a low of minus 0.8°C against minus 1.8°C on the previous night.

The temperature was minus 0.9°C below normal for this time of the year in the capital city, he said.

Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a minimum of minus 0.5°C against minus 0.8°C on the previous night, he said. The minimum temperature was minus 0.5°C below normal for the place, the official said.

Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 1.8°C against minus 3.3°C on the previous night and it was 0.6°C above normal for the place.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a minimum of 0.7°C which was above normal for the place by around 0.1°C, the official said.

Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 0.2°C which was 0.7°C above normal, the official said.

Gulmarg recorded a low of 0.4°C and it was above 2.5°C above normal for the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, the official said.

Jammu, the winter capital of J&K, recorded a minimum of 11.6°C which was above normal by 0.1°C for the place, he said.

Regarding the forecast, he said, generally cloudy weather is expected with light rain/snow at isolated higher reaches in next 24 hours. From 24th-26th November, he said, generally dry weather is expected.

From 27th-30th November, he said, generally cloudy weather with light rain/snow at isolated higher reaches is expected.

From 1st-3rd December, he said partly to generally cloudy weather is expected.

The MeT official said that shallow to moderate fog is likely to continue till November 28 over many places of Kashmir division.

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