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Srinagar: Incessant rains continued to pummel the plains of Kashmir valley while snow accumulated in higher reaches on the third consecutive day on Tuesday, bringing the mercury down and causing waterlogging in some low lying areas. The weatherman said that while widespread moderate to heavy rain or snow will continue today, there would be a “significant improvement” from tomorrow onwards. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 4.6°C as against 7.4°C…

Temperature increased in Kashmir Valley amid forecast for wet spell next week, weatherman said on Friday. A meteorological department official told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), that Srinagar recorded a low of 5.8°C against 4.2°C on the previous night. The minimum temperature was 1.1°C above normal for this time of the year in the summer capital of J-K, the official said. Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.7°C…

Kashmir valley is expected to receive more rainfall over the next five days with slight respite on Sunday. The forecast issued by the Srinagar Meteorological Centre said the rainfall is expected on Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. It said there are chances of reduction in intensity and distribution of rainfall on Sunday, a brief respite during the ongoing wet spell. The centre said that “scattered to widespread” rainfall is expected in Jammu and Kashmir from…

Srinagar: Rain and snow lashed Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as the meteorological (MeT) department said weather would remain erratic till March 15. “Weather to remain erratic till March 15th. Expect intermittent rain with thunderstorms and snow over higher reaches mainly during 11-13th. Erratic weather may affect Banihal-Ramban, Zojila highways due to landslides and snowslides, etc. “Farmers are advised to avoid spraying of orchards and other farm operations till March 15”, an official of the…

Srinagar: Gulmarg and other upper reaches in Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall as rains lashed other parts of the Valley. An official from meteorological department said that Srinagar received 3.2mm of rain as it recorded a low of 5.8°C temperature against 7.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.5°C above normal for this time of the year in the capital. Qazigund recorded a low of 4.8°C against 4.3°C on the previous night and received…

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley and Banihal received rainfall overnight even as minimum temperatures increased across the Valley, weatherman said on Tuesday. A meteorological department official told GNS that Srinagar recorded a low of 6.6°C against 5.8°C on the previous night. The temperature was around six degrees Celsius above the normal for this time of the year in Srinagar where 2.2mm of rainfall was recorded in the last 24 hours till 0830 hours, the official said. Qazigund,…

Srinagar: The minimum temperatures remained below sub-zero level even as the mercury dropped slightly in most parts of Kashmir including Srinagar but increased a little in Gulmarg and Kokernag, the weatherman said on Friday. A meteorological department official told GNS that Srinagar recorded a low of minus 0.6°C against the previous nights minus 0.4°C. It is minus 0.8°C below normal of 0.2°C for this time of the year in the summer capital of J&K, the…

Srinagar: Parts of Kashmir Valley including Srinagar received fresh light snowfall, leading to a considerable increase in the mercury, the weatherman said on Wednesday. A meteorological department official told GNS that Srinagar witnessed 0.8-centimeter of fresh snowfall till 0830 hours today while mercury settled at minus 0.7°C against minus previous nights minus 4.6°C in the summer capital of J&K. It was for the first time in many days that Srinagar recorded temperature above the normal…

Srinagar: There was no respite from the intense cold wave conditions in Kashmir on Wednesday as the minimum temperature across the valley stayed several degrees below the freezing point, a MET department official said. Srinagar city recorded a low of minus 6 degrees Celsius, up from minus 7 degrees Celsius the previous night, the official said. The minimum temperature in the city on Tuesday night was nearly four degrees below normal for this time of…

Srinagar: Barring Gulmarg, night temperatures increased across Kashmir amid cloud cover, the weatherman said on Monday. A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of minus 0.2°C against minus 2.6°C on the previous night. Similarly, the mercury settled at minus 4.6°C in Pahalgam against minus 5.9 °C on the previous night in the world-famous skiing resort. Qazigund, the gateway town of J&K, recorded a low of 0.2°C against minus 0.4°C on the previous…