Light snowfall in higher reaches, plains remain dry in J&K

Srinagar: Light snowfall occurred in the higher reaches of J&K during the last 24 hours as the spell of extreme cold eased a bit both in the Valley and Jammu division on Saturday.

 

Higher reaches like Sonamarg, Gulmarg, Sinthan Top, Mughal Road, Karnah, Razdan Pass and Zojila Pass received light snowfall while people living in the plains still wait for this season’s first snowfall.

 

Srinagar had minus 2.3, Gulmarg minus 6.4 and Pahalgam minus 5.1 as the minimum temperature today.

 

Leh town in Ladakh region had minus 9.8 and Kargil minus 10.5 as the minimum temperature.

 

Jammu city had 7, Katra 7.6, Batote 3.1, Bhaderwah minus 0.2 and Banihal 0.4 as the night’s lowest temperature.

 

The 40-day long period of harsh winter cold known as the ‘Chillai Kalan’ started on December 21 and will end on January 30.

Share Article

I m a researcher, writer and Journalist. I am a Kashmir based Journalist. Journalism is my passion and I can never think of doing anything else in my life. I am a first-generationn Journalist in my family and have practically devoted the best years of my life to this passion. I was born and brought up in the most beautiful prison in the world ( Kashmir ). I love reading fiction and autobiographies and writing stories religiously every day. Some of my stories and write ups can even be google searched (Isueye). I only compete with myself, no one else. Also, I am the biggest animal lover of all times. I idolise my Mom but love myself for my oratorial skills. That is my best asset. I never really plan things in life because I know it's ultimately going to prevail. So I take things easy in life...

Don't Miss