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Gulmarg, Pahalgam freezes, night temp rise elsewhere in valley

Gulmarg, Pahalgam freezes, night temp rise elsewhere in valley

SRINAGAR: Sub-zero temperatures continued in Pahalgam and Gulmarg even as night temperature recorded a slight rise at most places in Kashmir Valley on Sunday.

A meteorological department official here told that Srinagar recorded a low of 5.5°C against 5.2°C on the previous night. The temperature is however above 3.7°C for this time of the year in the summer capital, he said.

Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a minimum temperature of 6.2°C against previous night’s 3.2°C, the official said. Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 2.0°C against 0.4°C on the previous night, he said.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a minimum temperature of 5.2°C against 4.6°C on the previous night, the official said. Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 3.1°C against 4.8°C on the previous night, the official said.

Gulmarg, the world-famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded a minimum of minus 3.0°against 2.0°C on the previous night, the official said. Leh recorded a low of minus 7.1°C against last night’s minus 6.6°C while mercury settled at 9.5°C, the official said. The meteorological department has said that there was no forecast for any major snowfall for now. (GNS)

 

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Gulmarg, Pahalgam freezes, night temp rise elsewhere in valley