MET PREDICTS Snow and Rain in Kashmir Check details

MET PREDICTS Snow and Rain in Kashmir Check details

Dry Weather Prevails in Jammu And Kashmir, Light Snowfall Expected Later in the Week


Srinagar, Feb 23 : The Meteorological department predicts predominantly dry weather conditions across Jammu and Kashmir until February 26, with no significant weather disturbances anticipated during this period.

MET PREDICTS Snow and Rain in Kashmir Check details

However, from February 27-29, there is a likelihood of light to moderate rain/snow at scattered to fairly widespread places throughout the region, according to the latest weather forecast .

On February 27th-28th, there’s a potential for light to moderate precipitation at many locations, followed by the chance of light rain/snow at isolated places on February 29th. From March 1st to 3rd, there’s a possibility of light to moderate rain/snow at most places, with heavy rain/snow forecasted at isolated middle and higher reaches during March 2nd and 3rd.

With heavy to very heavy snowfall anticipated over certain middle and higher reaches,  advises travelers and tourists to adhere to administrative and traffic police advisories. Additionally, the general public residing in hilly areas is cautioned against venturing into avalanche-prone and slopy areas, emphasizing the importance of following avalanche warnings and advisories. There are also potential risks of landslides, mudslides, and shooting stones at various locations.

Night temperatures have notably decreased across Jammu and Kashmir, with renowned destinations like Gulmarg recording a temperature of minus 10.4°C and Pahalgam at minus 8.6°C on Thursday.

Srinagar witnessed a low of minus 1.0°C, which is 1.9°C below normal for this time of the year, according to a meteorological department official.

Qazigund experienced a minimum temperature of minus 4.4°C, marking a significant drop from 0.0°C the previous night, well below the normal range for this gateway town of Kashmir.

Pahalgam’s temperature plummeted to minus 8.6°C, 4.6°C below normal, while Kokernag in south Kashmir recorded minus 5.4°C, indicating a deviation of 4.7°C from the usual temperatures.

Various areas including Kupwara, Gulmarg, Jammu, Banihal, Batote, and Bhaderwah also reported varying degrees of temperature drops, underscoring the widespread cooling trend prevailing across the region.


WhatsApp Group Join Now
Telegram Group Join Now

Leave a Comment