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MeT forecasts light rain, snow

Minimum temperatures fall across Kashmir
03:38 AM Feb 27, 2024 IST | SHABIR IBN YUSUF
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Srinagar, Feb 26: The Meteorological Department has forecast light rain and snow at scattered to fairly widespread places in Jammu and Kashmir from Monday night to Tuesday forenoon.

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The MeT officials said, partly to generally cloudy weather is expected on February 28 and 29, with the possibility of light rain and snow at isolated places.

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From March 1 to 3, there is a possibility of light to moderate rain and snow at most places, with heavy rain and snow expected at a few middle and higher reaches during March 2 and 3.

The officials said that a few places may experience thunder, lightning, and hailstorms accompanied by gusty winds during this period.

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Meanwhile, the night temperature has recorded a fall at a few places and a slight rise in a few others.

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Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of minus 2 degrees Celsius, which was below normal by 2 degrees Celsius for this time of the year.

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Qazigund recorded a minimum of minus 2.2 degrees Celsius, 2.6 degrees Celsius below normal.

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Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 7 degrees Celsius, 3.5 degrees Celsius below normal.

Kokernag recorded a minimum of minus 2.8 degrees Celsius, below normal by 2.9 degrees Celsius.

Kupwara town recorded a low of minus 3.5 degrees Celsius, 3.5 degrees Celsius below normal.

Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 9 degrees Celsius. Jammu recorded a minimum of 7.9 degrees Celsius, below normal by 3.7 degrees Celsius.

Banihal recorded a low of 1.8 degrees Celsius, Batote 2.1 degrees Celsius, and Bhaderwah minus 0.4 degrees Celsius.

While the 40-day harsh period of winter Chillai Kalan ended on January 29 and the 20-day-long Chillai Khurd ended on February 18, Kashmir is currently experiencing the 10-day-long Chillai Bachha (baby cold), which would culminate on February 28.

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