back to top
Jammu KashmirFog set, MeT predicts better visibility tomorrow

Fog set, MeT predicts better visibility tomorrow

Date:

Mubashir Aalam Wani

Srinagar, Dec 29: A couple of places including the Central 's Ganderbal district recorded the season's coldest night while the dense fog continued to blanket Kashmir, causing inconvenience to the commuters across the valley on Friday.

For the first straight day, the dense fog engulfed Kashmir including Srinagar, the summer capital of & Kashmir. The experts have stated the dense fig is an outcome of the persistent dry spell as well as the air pollution here.

Director Meteorological department (MeT), Dr Mukhtar Ahmad informed that the fog would likely continue till January 04 due to the absence of any major wet spell here.

Moreover, Ganderbal, Budgam in Central Kashmir and Bandipora in north Kashmir recorded the coldest night of the season at minus 6.7 degree Celsius.

Pahalgam in South Kashmir recorded a low of minus 5.4 degree Celsius. Srinagar, however, shivered at minus 3.3 degree Celsius while Qazigund in South Kashmir has recorded a low of minus 4.2 degree Celsius.

Gulmarg, a famous ski-resort, has recorded a low of minus 2.5 degree Celsius. Kupwara in north Kashmir has recorded a low of minus 4.0 degree Celsius while Kokernag recorded a minimum temperature of minus 2.6 degree Celsius.

Moreover, the MeT Director said that the is expected to remain partly to generally cloudy with dry conditions. He added that there is a possibility of slight improvement in visibility during December 30th & 31st due to approaching feeble Western Disturbance.

On January 3 & 4, the weather is expected to remain cloudy with possibility of light snow at isolated higher reaches. “Overall there is no forecast of any significant weather activity till 4th January,” he said.

 

Northlines
Northlines
The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.

Share post:

Popular

More like this
Related

Three Cheers for Three Years of Awaam Ki Awaaz!

LG congratulates the people of J&K for their...

Exclusive: CRS Embarks On Railway Line Inspection in J&K!

SRINAGAR, June 16:  Commissioner of Railways Safety (CRS) D...

17 Heartwarming Voice Messages from Fallen Hero’s Son Will Melt Your Heart

Anantnag (J&K), Jun 16: In a heart-wrenching tale of...

HM Amit Shah to review situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Amarnath Yatra preparedness

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to hold...