01-Feb-2023  Srinagar booked.net

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J&K: Night Temp Rises, MeT Forecasts Dry Weather For Next 24 Hours

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Srinagar: Night temperature recorded an increase at most places in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday with MeT predicting dry weather for the next 24 hours. 

Kashmir’s capital, Srinagar recorded 14.1°C against 13.8°C on the previous night, an official from the meteorological department said.

“The temperature was above normal by 0.7°C during this time of the year for the summer capital,” he said.

South Kashmir’s top tourist destination, Pahalgam recorded 7.0°C against 6.3°C on the previous night and the temperature was estimated normal during this time of the season, he said.

North Kashmir’s skiing meadows, Gulmarg recorded 9.0°C against 7.4°C on the previous night, the official said.

While 8.7°C is normal during this time of the season, the temperature was 0.3°C above normal for the hill station, he said.

Meanwhile, Kokernag recorded 12.8°C against 12.2°C on the previous night. It was 0.6°C above normal for the place in south Kashmir during this time of the season, the official said.

Qazigund, the gateway town to Kashmir valley recorded 11.0°C against 11.4°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.0°C below normal, he said.

North Kashmir’s Kupwara recorded 11.0°C against 10.1°C on the previous night. The temperature was 0.7°C below normal for the district, the official said.

Meanwhile, Jammu city recorded 27.8°C against 26.9°C on the previous night, the official said. The temperature was 2.1°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.

Moreover, Banihal, Batote, and Bhadarwah areas of the Chenab valley recorded 13.3°C, 18.5°C, and 13.7°C respectively, the official said.

The MeT department has forecast “mainly dry weather” in the next 24 hours in J&K.

(GNS)