Wet Spell In Kashmir From Today

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Gulmarg Coldest Place In Valley At Minus 6.4 Deg Celsius.

Srinagar- Night temperatures across Kashmir settled above normal, officials said on Sunday, while some places in the Valley braced for a fresh wet spell.

Half of the weather stations in Kashmir recorded sub-zero night temperatures, they said.

The departure from normal varied from 0.3 to 4.9 degrees, they said.

Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of 1.8 degrees Celsius — 2.2 notches above normal.

Qazigund, the gateway town to the Valley, registered a low of minus 0.4 degrees Celsius — a notch above normal.

The mercury settled at a low of zero degrees Celsius — two notches above normal — in Kokernag town in south Kashmir. North Kashmir’s Kupwara recorded a minimum temperature of 2.9 degrees Celsius, which was 4.9 degrees above normal.

Pahalgam recorded a minimum temperature of minus 5.4 degrees Celsius, while Gulmarg registered a low of minus 6.4 degrees Celsius.

The meteorological office has forecast mainly dry weather across Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, but said there is a possibility of light rain and snow at scattered places on Monday.

Another wet spell is likely from February 9 to 11 as there is a possibility of light to moderate snowfall and rain at many places in the union territory.

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