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Kashmir to Experience Two-Day Rain and Snow Episode


SRINAGAR: Anticipating an improvement in foggy weather conditions and rising minimum temperatures across the Valley, the meteorological department in Kashmir has forecasted a two-day wet spell. Director MeT, Dr Mukhtar Ahmad said that light rains and snowfall are expected at various places starting Wednesday.

“While no major rains or snowfall are predicted, we anticipate light precipitation on November 29-30,” stated Dr Mukhtar Ahmad. The wet spell is attributed to a weak Western Disturbance, and the weather is expected to remain predominantly dry from December 01 to December 08, with an improvement in foggy conditions.

However, the local Meteorological department issued an advisory cautioning about possible disruptions to surface transportation over hilly areas and key passes, including Zojila, Sinthan Pass, Mughal Road, and others on November 29th & 30th.

On Tuesday, occasional sunshine graced the region, accompanied by an improvement in minimum temperatures.

Gulmarg, the renowned ski resort in north Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 0.2 degrees Celsius. Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir, saw temperatures settle at 3.9 degrees Celsius. Qazigund recorded 3.8 degrees Celsius, while Pahalgam settled at 1.2 degrees Celsius. In Kupwara and Kokernag, temperatures were 3.0 degrees Celsius and 2.8 degrees Celsius, respectively. (KNO)

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