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MeT office predicts another spell of snow, rain in Kashmir from Friday this week

Srinagar/Jan, 3 : The meteorological department has predicted another spell of snow and rains on Friday in Kashmir valley as night temperature dropped to 0.2 degree celcius in Srinagar the summer capital of the state.

An official of the MeT department in Srinagar said “We are expecting another spell of moderate rain and snowfall from Friday afternoon. The weather will remain inclement till January 6 and there would be improvement after that.”

Srinagar recorded 0.2 degree Celsius as the minimum temperature on Thursday while Pahalgam and Gulmarg recorded minus 7.3 and minus 8.5 degree Celsius, respectively.

Leh recorded minus 13.3 degree Celsius and it was minus 17.6 degree Celsius in Kargil. Drass was coldest town in Kashmir where the minimum temperature was minus 19.7 degree Celsius.

Jammu had 6.5 degrees Celsius, Katra 5.8 degrees Celsius, Batote 0.1 degree Celsius, Bannihal minus 0.4 degree Celsius and Bhaderwah minus 1.9 degree Celsius as the minimum temperature on Thursday.


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