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Night temp improves significantly, widespread rains, snow likely in J&K from Wednesday

 Night temp improves significantly, widespread rains, snow likely in J&K from Wednesday



Weak WD affecting J&K on Nov 29: MeT


Owais Gul


Srinagar, Nov 27 (KNO): Under the influence of a weak Western Disturbance in Jammu & Kashmir, the widespread rains and snowfall is expected in the Union Territory on November 29 while the minimum temperature has improved across the valley.


According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the Director Meteorological department (MeT), Dr Mukhtar Ahmad said that the rains and snowfall is expected tomorrow at isolated places amidst the possibility of generally cloudy weather conditions.


However, he said a two-day wet spell is expected on November 29 and 30, saying that the weather would remain generally cloudy while light to moderate rain and snowfall is expected at fairly widespread places with possibility of thunderstorm and lightning at few places as well.


The two-day wet-spell as per Director MeT is expected under the influence of a weak western disturbance, which will affect J & K on November 29.


For the first six days of December, Dr Mukhtar said the weather would remain partly to generally cloudy.


Pertinently, the minimum temperatures have recorded a significant improvement today as the mercury settled above freezing point at multiple places across Kashmir.


Gulmarg, a famous ski-resort and Konibal in Pulwama recorded sub-zero temperatures at minus 1.2 degree Celsius and minus 2.0 degree Celsius.


The mercury in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir, settled at 3.5 degree Celsius while in Qazigund, the mercury settled at 2.6 degree Celsius.


In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 1.5 degree Celsius while in Kupwara and Kokernag, the mercury settled at 1.8 degree Celsius and 2.8 degree Celsius respectively.


Moreover, the shallow to moderate fog conditions are expected to continue till tomorrow over many places of Kashmir division—(KNO)

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