.Weatherman today forecast mainly dry weather for next ten days with possibility of light rain and snow around December 8-9 at some places in Jammu and Kashmir.
According to official from MET department, weather has improved and is mainly clear in all districts”.
For next ten days, the official said that there is possibility of light rain or snow around December 8 to 9 at some places.
He, however, said that there would be gradual fall in night temperature.
Meanwhile, the official told that Srinagar had 15.3mm of rainfall during 24 hours till 0830 hours while the summer capital recorded minimum of 2.6°C against previous night’s 0.6°C. The temperature was above 3.5°C. Mercury fell as low as minus 2.5°C on December 1 which was lowest temperature recorded this season so far..
Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, had 12.2mm of snowfall in the 24 hours till 0830 hours and recorded a minimum of minus 0.7°C against minus 1.4°C on the previous night, the official said.
Ladakh’s Leh had 1 cm of snowfall and recorded a low of minus 5.6°C against last night’s minus 6.4°C while Kargil town recorded a low of minus 2.5°C. Drass in Kargil, the second coldest place in the world after Siberia, recorded a low of minus 12.0°C, the official said.