MeT department issues fresh weather advisory – check latest update here

MeT department issues fresh weather advisory – check latest update here

MeT department issues fresh weather advisory - check latest update here

MeT department issues fresh weather advisory – check latest update here

Srinagar, Dec 17:Fresh weather advisory: Sub-zero temperatures continued in Kashmir Valley even as there was slight increase in the mercury on Saturday.

A meteorological department official here told GNS that’s srinagar recorded a low of minus 2.4°C against the previous night’s minus 3.6°C which was coldest so far this season. The mercury was around 0.9°C below normal during this time of the year, the official said.

Qazigund recorded a low of minus 2.6°C against minus 3.4°C on the previous night. The temperature 1.0°C below normal for the gateway town of Kashmir, he said.

Kokernag recorded a low of minus 0.6°C against minus 2.1°C as on the previous night and it was 1.1°C above normal for the place, he said.

Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 2.0°C against minus 2.5°C on the previous night, the official  said. It was 2.8 ‘c above normal for the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, the official told GNS.

In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at minus 3.8°C against minus 3.6°C on the previous night, the official said. It was 1.4°C below normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.

Jammu recorded a low of 7.2°C against 9.3°C on the previous night. It was 1.7°C below normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 2.6°C (above normal by 1.1°C), Batote 4.3°C (0.9°C above normal), Katra 7.8°C (0.2°C below normal) and Bhadarwah 2.1°C (1.7°C above normal).

Ladakh, Leh recorded minus 7.6°C and Kargil minus 12.1°C, the official said. The MeT department has forecast mainly dry weather for now and no major weather activity till December 25. (GNS)

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