Srinagar, Nov 26: After three-day wet spell in the Valley, the weatherman here has predicted a further dip in the night temperature from tonight onwards, saying that the minimum temperature would be recorded in minus in the Valley from tonight.
Talking to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Deputy Director Meteorological (MeT) department, Mukhtar Ahmad said that the weather would remain mostly dry till December 02. He further stated that the temperature would go down from tonight in plains.
He said that the night temperature has already witnessed a dip in higher reaches, adding that the minus temperature is being recorded for the last couple of days in higher reaches while the plains would witness a further dip in the night temperature from tonight onwards.
“The night temperature as per the prediction will settle at minus 3 degree Celsius from tonight onwards,” he said.
Pertinently, the Valley higher reaches received fresh snowfall in the last three days while plains were lashed by rains.
The weatherman has predicted dry spell across Kashmir till December 02, saying that there is less possibility of snowfall or rainfall in any part of the Valley during this period.
MeT spokesman told KNO that the night temperature at Srinagar was recorded 2.0 degree Celsius while in Gulmarg it was recorded minus 3.5 degree Celsius.
The spokesman further informed that night temperature in Leh was recorded minus 7.7 degree Celsius while in Pahalgam, a famous tourist destination, the night temperature was recorded minus 0.7 degree Celsius.
Most parts of the Valley excluding higher reaches have recorded above minus temperature last night adding that Qazigund recorded 2.0 while in Kokernag and Kupwara, the night temperature was recorded 1.1 degree Celsius and 0.2 degree Celsius respectively—(KNO)