Several parts of J&K receive snow, rain

Srinagar: Many parts of Jammu and Kashmir experienced intermittent snow and rain including Srinagar on Tuesday evening disrupting normal activities.

Srinagar and its adjoining areas are experiencing intermittent rain amid forecast of rain/snow very likely to intensify as the day progresses with main activity later Tuesday night and Wednesday. Heavy snowfall is very likely over the middle and higher reaches of J&K, the MeT office said.

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 2.3 degree Celsius on Tuesday against minus 3.4 degree recorded Monday night.

Gulmarg in north Kashmir was the coldest place in Kashmir valley with the minimum temperature plummeting to minus 9.5 degree Celsius on Tuesday against the minus 9.6 degree Celsius a day ago.

Qazigund on Srinagar-Jammu national highway had a low of minus 0.6 degree Celsius against minus 1.0 degree Celsius recorded the previous night.

Tourist hot spot of Pahalgam in south Kashmir recorded a low of minus 8.6 degree Celsius on Tuesday against minus 4.7 degree Celsius the previous night. It also received 0.5 Cms of Snow and 1.7mm of rainfall during the past 24 hours till 0830 hours on Monday.

Kokernag recorded a low of minus 3.5 degree Celsius and the frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara witnessed a low of minus 3.4 degree Celsius on Tuesday, the MeT office said.

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