Kashmir braces for light rain or snow: Met

Kashmir braces for light rain or snow: Met


Srinagar, Mar 21 : The sky was partly cloudy in Kashmir on Thursday as the Meteorological Department forecast rain or snow during the next 48 hours.

The MeT Srinagar said light to moderate rain or snow will occur at many places with thunder, lightning and gusty winds over plains of Kashmir and Jammu divisions till Friday forenoon.

The weather is likely to improve thereafter, they said.

The MeT predicted a generally dry weather with brief cloudiness between March 23-26.

From March 27, there is a possibility of intermittent light rain and snow for the next four days.

Meanwhile, the night temperatures in all the weather stations across Kashmir settled above the freezing point.

The summer capital Srinagar recorded 9.9 degree Celsius against 4.2°C on the previous night.

The ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’;s Baramulla district recorded a minimum temperature of 3.2 against minus 0.8 the previous night.

Similarly, the tourist resort of Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district recorded 3 degree Celsius against minus 1.1 as the minimum temperature.


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