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Srinagar records season’s first subzero temperature

‘Coming days to witness further drop in temp’

November 24, 2022 | BK News Service

For the first time this season, the minimum temperature dropped below the freezing point in Srinagar on Wednesday, as per the Meteorological (MeT) department.
According to the weatherman, the coming days would witness a further drop in minimum temperatures across Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
"Minimum temperature dropped below the freezing point in Srinagar for the first time this season on Wednesday.
Dry weather is likely to continue during the next few days, while the night temperatures are expected to drop further across J&K and Ladakh", an official of the MeT department said.
Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded minus 0.8 degree Celsius, Pahalgam minus 4.8 degree and Gulmarg minus 3.8 degree as the minimum temperature this morning.
Drass town in Ladakh region registered minus 13.5 degree, Kargil minus 8.4 and Leh minus 9.6 as the minimum temperature, while Jammu clocked 9.2 degrees, Katra 9.6, Batote 6.5, Banihal 9 and Bhaderwah 2.2 degrees.
Mercury across the Valley, except Kokernag in South Kashmir, settled below the freezing point on Tuesday night, the officials said. They said Srinagar, too, experienced sub-zero night temperature for the first time this season.
The city recorded the minimum temperature of minus 0.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night – about a degree below the normal for this time of the year, the officials said.
The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district recorded minus 3.8 degrees Celsius, while Pahalgam tourist resort, which also serves as one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath yatra, reeled at minus 4.8 degrees Celsius.
Qazigund, the gateway town to the Valley, in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, recorded the minimum temperature of minus 1.6 degrees Celsius, while the mercury in Kupwara in north Kashmir settled at a low of minus 2.9 degrees Celsius.
Kokernag, which recorded a low of 0.3 degrees Celsius, was the only meteorological station in Kashmir where the minimum temperature stayed above the freezing point.
Leh town in Ladakh recorded a low of minus 9.6 degrees Celsius, while the minimum in Drass was minus 13.5 degrees Celsius.
The MeT office said the mercury is expected to dip further as the days would be clearer and warmer, but the nights will be colder.

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Srinagar records season’s first subzero temperature

‘Coming days to witness further drop in temp’

November 24, 2022 | BK News Service

For the first time this season, the minimum temperature dropped below the freezing point in Srinagar on Wednesday, as per the Meteorological (MeT) department.
According to the weatherman, the coming days would witness a further drop in minimum temperatures across Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
"Minimum temperature dropped below the freezing point in Srinagar for the first time this season on Wednesday.
Dry weather is likely to continue during the next few days, while the night temperatures are expected to drop further across J&K and Ladakh", an official of the MeT department said.
Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded minus 0.8 degree Celsius, Pahalgam minus 4.8 degree and Gulmarg minus 3.8 degree as the minimum temperature this morning.
Drass town in Ladakh region registered minus 13.5 degree, Kargil minus 8.4 and Leh minus 9.6 as the minimum temperature, while Jammu clocked 9.2 degrees, Katra 9.6, Batote 6.5, Banihal 9 and Bhaderwah 2.2 degrees.
Mercury across the Valley, except Kokernag in South Kashmir, settled below the freezing point on Tuesday night, the officials said. They said Srinagar, too, experienced sub-zero night temperature for the first time this season.
The city recorded the minimum temperature of minus 0.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night – about a degree below the normal for this time of the year, the officials said.
The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district recorded minus 3.8 degrees Celsius, while Pahalgam tourist resort, which also serves as one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath yatra, reeled at minus 4.8 degrees Celsius.
Qazigund, the gateway town to the Valley, in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, recorded the minimum temperature of minus 1.6 degrees Celsius, while the mercury in Kupwara in north Kashmir settled at a low of minus 2.9 degrees Celsius.
Kokernag, which recorded a low of 0.3 degrees Celsius, was the only meteorological station in Kashmir where the minimum temperature stayed above the freezing point.
Leh town in Ladakh recorded a low of minus 9.6 degrees Celsius, while the minimum in Drass was minus 13.5 degrees Celsius.
The MeT office said the mercury is expected to dip further as the days would be clearer and warmer, but the nights will be colder.


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