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Night temperature above normal in J&K

SRINAGAR: Night temperatures continued to hover above normal across Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

A meteorological department official told that Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K recorded a low of 8.8°C, the same as on the last night. The temperature was 2.7°C above normal for Srinagar during this time of the year.

Qazigund recorded a low of 5.2°C against 6.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was above normal by 1.1°C for the gateway town of Kashmir, he said.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 7.7°C against 8.2°C the previous night. It was 3.0°C more than normal during this time of the season, the official said.

Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 2.8°C against 2.3°C last night. The temperature was 1.2°C above normal for the place, he said.

Gulmarg recorded a low of 3.0°C against 3.6°C on the previous night, the official said. While minus 0.8°C is normal for the world famous skiing resort during this time of the season, the official said that the temperature was 3.8°C above normal for the place in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, he said.

Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 5.7°C, same as on the previous night. The temperature was 1.2°C above normal, the official told Global News Service.

Jammu recorded a low of 19.0°C against 18.0°C on the previous night, the official said. The temperature was 2.4°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.

Banihal recorded a low of 8.0°C, Batote 12.0°C and Bhaderwah 9.6°C, the official said.

Ladakh’s Leh recorded a minimum of 2.4°C against 2.2°C previous night while the automatic station at Kargil recorded a minimum of minus 0.0°C.

The MeT official said that no significant weather was expected for now. (GNS)

 

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