Gulmarg shivers at -6°C and at -3.6° C Srinagar records coldest night of season so far

Gulmarg shivers at -6°C and at -3.6° C Srinagar records coldest night of season so far

The MeT has forecast mainly dry weather during the next one week and the minimum temperatures are likely to drop further during this period. The cold wave conditions continue in Kashmir as Srinagar last night observed the season’s coldest night. The weather office has predicted snow and rains in the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from the next week. As Kashmir is witnessing sunny and foggy days, nights continued to record sub-zero temperatures in Kashmir for the fifth day on Thursday with the mercury plunging to –…

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Sunny days, Freezing nights in Kashmir; Srinagar receives rains, snow in Gulmarg

Sunny days, Freezing nights in Kashmir; Srinagar receives rains, snow in Gulmarg

All the weather stations in Kashmir recorded zero or sub-zero temperatures during the night while the sun was shining during the day on Tuesday. For the second night in a row, the snow resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir recorded -7°C, the coldest place in the Valley this season so far. In south Kashmir, the mercury dipped to -4.8°C at the mountainous resort of Pahalgam in Anantnag district. The summer capital Srinagar witnessed – 1.4 °C while it was – 1.2 °C in Kokernag, – 1 °C in Kupwara, – 0.2…

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Mercury dips across Kashmir after fresh snowfall in hills, Heavy rains lash plains

Mercury dips across Kashmir after fresh snowfall in hills, Heavy rains lash plains

Due to snowfall in the upper reaches of Kashmir, Srinagar-Gurez and Srinagar-Ladakh roads have been closed for traffic. However, vehicles were plying on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway Upper reaches of Kashmir valley received season’s another snowfall, while plains were lashed by heavy rains on Sunday. The meteorological office in Srinagar had predicted rain and snow till late in the night and improvement in weather from Monday. Due to snowfall, Srinagar-Gurez and Srinagar-Ladakh roads have been closed for traffic. However, vehicles were plying on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. Since early in…

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As minimum temp goes up, little respite from cold in Kashmir, Valley may witness light to moderate snowfall on Dec 4, 5

As minimum temp goes up little respite from cold in Kashmir, Valley may witness light to moderate snowfall on Dec 4, 5

The minimum temperature at most places in Kashmir has improved, providing some relief to residents from the prevailing cold conditions, officials said on Saturday. There was an improvement in the night temperature across the Valley, except in Kokernag town in the south, they said. The officials said Srinagar city was the only place where the mercury settled above the freezing point. The city recorded a low of 0.4 degrees Celsius on Friday night, 1.7 degrees up from minus 1.3 degrees Celsius the previous night, they said. The officials said Pahalgam, which serves…

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Light snow in Kashmir’s upper reaches on Nov 25: Predicts MeT

Light snow in Kashmir’s upper reaches on Nov 25: Predicts MeT

There is a 40% to 50% chance of very light snowfall over extreme north Kashmir on November 25, MeT official says Kashmir is observing sub-zero temperatures at many places as the weather department has predicted light snowfall in the next few days. Srinagar recorded another cold night with temperature dropping to minus 1.6°C last night. Pahalgam, a famous tourist place, recorded a lowest of minus 3.7°C — the coldest place in Kashmir. Gulmarg recorded a minimum of minus 0.8°C. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted dry weather till the end…

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Kashmir Valley reels under sub-zero temperatures; Pahalgam coldest at -4.3°C, Srinagar -1.5°C

Kashmir Valley reels under sub-zero temperatures; Pahalgam coldest at -4.3°C, Srinagar -1.5°C

All-weather stations in Kashmir recorded sub-zero night temperature for the second day on Saturday with mercury dipping lowest in the southern resort of Pahalgam, Srinagar witnessed -1.5°C All-weather stations in Kashmir recorded sub-zero night temperature for the second day on Saturday with mercury dipping lowest in the southern resort of Pahalgam. The meteorological department in Kashmir said Srinagar witnessed -1.5°C on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, two degrees below normal. The fog covered major parts of the city and reduced visibility. The department’s weather register revealed that all…

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Chill intensifies across Kashmir Valley, most parts recorded season’s coldest night

Chill intensifies across Kashmir Valley, most parts recorded season’s coldest night

Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season as the minimum temperature settled at minus 1.2 degrees Celsius, officials said on Tuesday. Kokernag was the only weather station in the Valley to record minimum temperature above the freezing point. Pahalgam, which serves as the base camp for the annual Amarnath yatra, recorded a low of minus 4.7 degrees Celsius. Pahalgam was the coldest recorded place in Kashmir. Gulmarg resort in Baramulla district recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.2 degrees Celsius. The mercury in Kupwara settled at minus 2.3 degrees…

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Below normal temp continues in most parts of Kashmir Valley, Srinagar shivers at 0.7 degrees

Below normal temp continues in most parts of Kashmir Valley, Srinagar shivers at 0.7 degrees

Below normal minimum temperatures continued in most parts of Kashmir on the fifth straight day. First sub-zero temperatures of the season were recorded at many places during the night intervening Thursday and Friday. Kupwara, in north Kashmir, shivered at minus 0.9 degrees Celsius, which was 1.4 degrees below the average and was this season’s coldest night. Gulmarg, the popular ski-resort in north Kashmir, recorded night temperature above the freezing point at 0.6 degrees Celsius as the snow cover shrunk over the area, after over 5 inches of snowfall last week.…

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Srinagar, Qazigund coldest places in Kashmir, Drass in Ladakh freezes at -12.6

Srinagar, Qazigund coldest places in Kashmir, Drass in Ladakh freezes at -12.6

Srinagar and Qazigund are the coldest places in Kashmir valley while Drass, Leh, and Kargil in Ladakh Union Territory showed a further dip in minimum temperature throwing life out of gear. A Meteorological Department official said cold conditions continued to intensify in Kashmir valley on Thursday with a further drop in the night temperature as Srinagar recorded the lowest minimum temperature of the season at minus 1.2 degrees Celsius as against the minimum temperature recorded as minus 0.5 degrees Celsius previous day. Similarly at Qazigund on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway…

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Night temp drops below normal across Kashmir, Srinagar records season’s coldest night so far

Night temp drops below normal across Kashmir, Srinagar records season’s coldest night so far

Following clear skies, night temperatures fell at most places in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, even as the minimum temperature is expected to drop further by several degrees in the coming days. At 1.6 degrees Celsius, Srinagar city witnessed this season’s coldest night on Monday. The same conditions were witnessed in other parts of the valley. After witnessing over 5 inches of snowfall on Friday, mercury in ski-resort Gulmarg went up by a degree and recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1 degree Celsius. Pahalgam tourist destination, which also serves as…

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