SRINAGAR — Night temperature fell across Kashmir valley with the world-famous skiing resort of Gulmarg recording below normal, officials said on Tuesday.
Srinagar, witnessing rainfall of 3.6 mm in 24 hours till 0830 hours, recorded a minimum temperature of 7.7°C against 11.0°C on previous night, an official of the local meteorological office said.
Qazigund recorded a low of 8.2°C against previous night’s 10.6°C, the official said. The gateway town received 8.2mm of rainfall during the time.
Pahalgam had 1.1 mm of rain during the time even as the famous resort in south Kashmir recorded a low of 4.8°C against 8.5°C on previous night, he said.
Kokernag in south Kashmir had 7.6 mm of rain and recorded a minimum of 7.2°C against 9.8°C on previous night, the official said.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low 6.4°C against 8.3°C on the previous night, the official said.
Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, had a rainfall of 1.8 mm during the time and recorded a minimum of 2.0°C against normal of 2.9°C for this time of the year, the official said.
The weatherman forecast another spell of stronger intensity rains and snow during October 23-25 in Jammu and Kashmir.
“The weather will be mainly dry from 20th till 22nd,” the official said, adding, “another spell of stronger intensity is likely during October 23-25.”