- Srinagar recorded a low of minus 6 levels Celsius for 2 consecutive nights on Saturday, Sunday
- Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district recorded a low of minus four levels Celsius
- Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 5.2 levels Celsius, the officers stated
There was a slight improve in minimal temperatures in most locations in Kashmir, however they remained under the freezing level, meteorological division officers stated on Wednesday.
The division has additionally forecast three days of snowfall and rain from Sunday within the area. There was an enchancment within the minimal temperatures on Tuesday night time at many of the locations within the Kashmir Valley on the second day of Chilla-i-Kalan (huge chilly), the officers stated.
Srinagar recorded a low of minus 1.eight levels Celsius on Tuesday night time, a level up from the earlier night time.
The town had recorded a low of minus 6 levels Celsius for 2 consecutive nights on Saturday and Sunday, which is the bottom of the season to this point.
The resort city of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district recorded a low of minus four levels Celsius, a level up from the earlier night time, the officers stated.
Pahalgam, which serves as the bottom camp for the annual Amarnath Yatra, recorded a low of minus 5.2 levels Celsius, they stated. The mercury in Kupwara in north Kashmir settled at minus 2.9 levels Celsius, in Qazigund, the gateway city to the Valley, at minus three levels Celsius and Kokernag recorded a low of minus 1.9 levels Celsius, the officers stated.
The meteorological workplace has forecast snow spell of larger depth throughout December 26 night to 28 forenoon, with primary exercise on December 27, they stated.
The Chilla-i-Kalan, which started on Tuesday, is the 40-day harshest winter interval when a chilly wave grips the area and the temperature drops significantly resulting in the freezing of water our bodies, together with the well-known Dal Lake right here, in addition to the water provide traces in a number of elements of the Valley.
The possibilities of snowfall are essentially the most frequent and most throughout this era and most areas, particularly within the larger reaches, obtain heavy snowfall.
The ‘Chilla-i-Kalan’ will finish on January 31, however the chilly wave continues even after that in Kashmir with a 20-day-long ‘Chillai-Khurd’ (small chilly) and a 10-day-long ‘Chillai-Bachha’ (child chilly).