SRINAGAR — Weather continues to be pleasant in Kashmir Valley with night temperature remaining few notches below normal.
An official from meteorological department said that Srinagar recorded a low of 9.0°C against 7.6°C on the previous night. The temperature was 0.3°C below normal for this time of the season in the capital of J&K.
Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 6.6°C against previous night’s 5.6 which was below normal by 1.2°C.
Mercury settled at 4.0°C against 2.1°C on the previous night in Pahalgam. The temperature was below 0.4°C during this time of the season in the resort.
Kokernag recorded a low of 7.2°C against normal of 8.1°C previous and last night’s 1.5°C.
Kupwara recorded a low of 5.1°C against 4.2°C on the previous night which is below normal by 2.7°C for this time of the season in the district.
Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, recorded a low of 4.0°C against 4.5°C on the previous night. It was 0.2°C below normal in the resort, the official said.
The MeT office has predicted ‘dry and warmer’ weather till May 3 in both J&K and Ladakh. (GNS)