Snowfall likely in hilly areas on Nov 29-30


Srinagar, Nov 26: The weatherman Monday forecast snowfall on 29th and 30th November in hilly areas and rainfall over plains in the valley while the night temperatures are likely to dip further.
With the advent of winter, valley is witnessing a decrease in both day and night temperatures as hilly areas of the valley have already received mild snowfall.
“There is a possibility of snow in the upper reaches of valley and rains over the plains on 29th and 30th November as a result of moist Western Disturbances,” said Sonam Lotus, Director Meteorology Department.
“The next two days are likely to remain dry and cloudy, with decrease in both night and day temperatures expected,” Lotus added.
An official of the Met Department said today weather in most parts of the valley remained dry and cloudy, with summer capital Srinagar recording maximum temperature of 16.1 and minimum of 1.6 degrees Celsius, with morning and evening humidity of 73% and 54% respectively. The gateway town of Qazigund recorded the maximum temperature of 15.7 and minimum of minus 0.8 degree Celsius. Kargil recorded the temperature of maximum 5.8 and minimum of minus 5.8 degree Celsius. Leh recorded maximum of 7.0 and minimum of minus 7.6 degree Celsius. The tourist destination of Pahalgam recorded the maximum temperature of 12.4 and minimum of minus 2.2 degree Celsius, while Kupwara recorded maximum of 16.0 and minimum of minus 1.1.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 26 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 26 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 27 Nov 2012 00:00:00 IST

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