23-Apr-2024  Srinagar booked.net


Met Predicts Wet Spell For South Kashmir From Feb 18



Srinagar: The meteorological department has predicted a three-day wet spell starting from February 18, forecasting moderate to heavy snowfall in the higher reaches of Southern Kashmir.
Director of the Meteorological Department (MeT), Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad, stated that the weather would mostly remain dry until February 17, with the daytime temperature expected to rise further in the coming days.
He added that a three-day wet spell is expected from February 18, during which light to moderate snowfall is anticipated.
He said that the higher reaches of South Kashmir are likely to receive moderate to heavy snowfall during that period.
The MeT Director further mentioned that the maximum temperature has increased in most parts of J&K and is expected to rise by a few more degrees in the coming days.
According to details shared by the Met, Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir, recorded a minimum temperature of minus 3.6 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature settled at 11.3 degrees Celsius on Monday. 
The coldest location was Pahalgam, registering a temperature of minus 7.0 degrees Celsius, while the daytime temperature settled at 8.6 degrees Celsius.
Gulmarg, renowned for its ski resort, experienced a low of minus 4.5 degrees Celsius, with the daytime temperature settling at 5.0 degrees Celsius.
However, Kupwara was the warmest today, reaching 12.6 degrees Celsius, while the nighttime temperature settled at minus 4.4 degrees Celsius.