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Cautions against avalanches, urges people not to sit under trees or iron poles Srinagar: Rains continued in plains of Kashmir valley while upper reaches received snow, officials said on Monday. The Meteorological department has predicted more widespread rain in plains and snow in upper reaches till tomorrow and also urged people to be alert and cautious against thunderstorms and lightning, urging them not to sit under trees or iron poles besides warning about avalanches and…

Srinagar: Severe cold wave continues to grip Kashmir Valley as Srinagar recorded a low of minus 7.2°C, the weatherman said on Saturday. A meteorological department official said that the minimum temperature also hovered around far below the normal in other parts of the Valley. The minimum temperatures have consistently remained far below normal this season. On the previous night Srinagar, the summer capital, recorded a low of minus 7.7°C, more than six degrees below normal…

Srinagar: Cold wave conditions intensified in Kashmir on Friday with mercury tumbling to minus 7.7°C in Srinagar, the weatherman said. A meteorological department official said that the minimum temperature fell more than two degrees Celsius from minus 5.6°C on the previous night in Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K. The minimum temperatures have consistently remained far below normal this season. On January 14, Srinagar witnessed the season’s coldest night at minus 8.4°C which was the chilliest…

Srinagar: Meteorological Department of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday said that light to moderate snowfall is expected in plains of Kashmir valley and rains in Jammu till the afternoon of January 24. “Expect a spell of light to moderate snowfall(scattered to widespread) in plains of Kashmir, hilly areas of Jammu, rain with thunder in plains of Jammu during later tonight till 24th (forenoon),” the weatherman said adding, “there is the possibility of heavy snow at…

Srinagar: Intense cold conditions persisted in Kashmir Valley with Srinagar recording a low of minus 7.0°C. According to a local meteorological department, the mercury fell by six notches in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir against minus 6.4°C on the previous night. At minus 8.4°C, Srinagar witnessed season’s coldest night last week and it was the chilliest night in more than 25 years. In 1991, Srinagar witnessed a low of minus 11.8°C while the…

Srinagar: As cold wave conditions continue in Kashmir, Srinagar recorded a low of minus 6.4°C against minus 7.7 °C on the previous night. A meteorological department official said that the summer capital of JK recorded a low of minus 6.4°C. At minus 8.4°C, Srinagar witnessed the season’s coldest night last week and it was the chilliest night in more than 25 years. In 1991, Srinagar witnessed a low of minus 11.8°C while the lowest ever…

Srinagar: As cold wave continues in Kashmir,  Srinagar on Friday recorded the minimum temperature of minus 7.6°C. A thick layer of fog had also enveloped various parts of Srinagar this morning. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded the minimum temperature of minus 7.6°C, an increase of nearly one degree from the previous night’s minus 8.4°C, the coldest temperature recorded after 25 years. Meanwhile, the minimum temperatures…

New Delhi: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that the minimum temperature of Delhi dropped to 4.3 degrees Celsius and is likely to dip further in the coming days. According to reports, the weatherman issued an Orange Alert for the national capital along with Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, predicting severe to a very severe cold condition in these states today. Quoting an IMD official, reports said that Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for…

Srinagar: Night temperatures plummeted across Kashmir Valley with mercury settling at minus 7.8°C in Srinagar, the lowest temperature of the season so far and the coldest January night in the past eight years, the officials said on Wednesday. A meteorological department official told GNS that previously the mercury had plummeted in Srinagar to minus 7.8°C on 14 January 2012, minus 8.3°C in 1995 and minus 11.8 in 1991 besides lowest ever on 31 January 1893.…

Srinagar: The night temperatures decreased across Kashmir with Gulmarg recording the highest plunge to remain the coldest place in the Valley, the weatherman said on Tuesday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of minus 0.9°C against minus 0.2°C on the previous night. However, the temperature is above normal by one degree Celsius for this time of the year. Similarly, the mercury settled at minus 5.3°C in Pahalgam against minus 4.6°C on…