Kashmir freezes, MeT predicts dry spell till Dec 7

Srinagar: The weatherman here has predicted dry spell till December 07 while the minimum temperature has recorded a slight improvement in the intervening night of Sunday-Monday.

Though the minimum temperature improved slightly last night, most of the places in Kashmir continue to record sub-zero temperature.

In Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, the mercury settled at minus 1.8 degree Celsius against the coldest night at minus 2.1 degree Celsius on the previous night.

Kokernag also witnessed an improvement as the mercury settled at 0.4 degree Celsius while in Gulmarg, a famous ski-resort, the night temperature was recorded at minus 1.0 degree Celsius.

The mercury at Qazigund and Pahalgam in South Kashmir settled at minus 1.6 degree Celsius and minus 4.0 degree Celsius respectively.

Meanwhile, the officials in the Meteorological department (MeT) told KNO that the dry weather conditions would prevail across the Valley till December 07. “There is no possibility of any wet spell during the next over one week,” the MeT officials said.

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