Kashmir’s temperature drops due to snow and precipitation

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Srinagar: In high locations like Gulmarg, the Sonamarg-Zojila axis, and Machhil in Kupwara, there was light to moderate snowfall. Overnight, several plain areas of the valley had a little drizzle. From Sunday evening, the meteorological agency had predicted light to moderate snowfall in the plains and widespread moderate snowfall in the upper reaches.

Kashmir's temperature drops due to snow and precipitation
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Sunday night, Srinagar experienced a low of 0.9 degrees Celsius. According to the officials, Kokernag in south Kashmir recorded a low of minus 0.5 degrees, while Qazigund, the entrance to the Valley, had a minimum of 0.2 degrees Celsius.

However, the valley’s daytime temperatures have decreased, with Pahalgam registering a high of 3.8 degrees Celsius on Sunday and adjacent Qazigund recording 7.6 degrees.

The MeT office predicted widespread moderate snowfall across the higher ranges. According to the report, mild to moderate snowfall is predicted across the valley’s plains.

Tuesday and Wednesday will continue to be gloomy, but the following two days might bring widespread light precipitation, showers in Jammu’s plains, and heavy snowfall in the higher elevations, according to the MeT Office.

Kashmir is currently experiencing “Chilla-i-Kalan,” a 40-day period of extreme weather during which the likelihood of snowfall is highest. The performance of “Chilla-i-Kalan” runs from December 21 through January 30.

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