01-Feb-2023  Srinagar booked.net


Kashmir Continues To Record Rising Temperature Streak



Photograph By Basit Zargar

Srinagar: The night-time temperature continues to remain above normal in Kashmir valley.

Moreover, several areas of the Kashmir region reel under intense heat waves during the day as the mercury continues to settle above 30 degrees Celsius for the past nearly one week with Srinagar as the hottest place in the valley recording 34.3°C on Thursday.  

Earlier, The Himalayan Post reported on the weather extremes and changing climate grids in the region.

The night-time temperature in Kashmir’s capital Srinagar was around 6.4°C above normal during this time of the year. The city recorded 23.5°C against 23.6°C on the previous night, a meteorological department official said.

South Kashmir’s Qazigund, Pahalgam, and Kokernag recorded 6.2°C, 6.8°C, and 4.1°C above normal temperatures respectively.

North Kashmir’s Gulmarg, Kupwara recorded 3.9°C and 5.2°C higher than usual for this time of the season, the official said.

However, the MeT department has predicted light to moderate rain in spells in the Jammu region for 3-4 days as southwest monsoons have arrived in the Jammu region.