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No help from dry climate conditions in Kashmir

No help from dry climate conditions in Kashmir

No help from dry climate conditions in Kashmir. Srinagar, Jan 24: There was no help from dry climate conditions in Kashmir as the icy wave increased in many parts of the valley and Ladakh division with Kargil town the coldest recorded place in the state.

Cloudy conditions yesterday had raised any desires for rain or snowfall in Kashmir yet there was no deluge and the skies cleared late last night, prompting strengthening of the icy wave.

Kashmir has been experiencing to a great degree dry and cool climate conditions this winter, prompting wellbeing related issues among the kids and elderly.

Kargil town, in Ladakh district of Jammu and Kashmir, kept on shuddering as the mercury there settled at a low of less 20 degrees Celsius the previous evening, somewhat down from short 19.2 degrees Celsius the earlier night, an authority of the Meteorological Department here said.

He said Kargil kept on being the coldest recorded place in the state.

The adjacent Leh town was the second coldest as the mercury there settled at a low of short 8.8 degrees Celsius up a few degrees from less 14 degrees Celsius earlier night.

He said Srinagar, the late spring capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a base temperature of short 4.3 degrees Celsius the previous evening possibly down from less 3.7 degrees Celsius the earlier night.

The night temperature in Qazigund, in south Kashmir, settled at a low of less 5.2 degrees Celsius, while the neighboring Kokernag town enrolled a low of short 3.8 degrees Celsius the previous evening, the authority said.

He said Kupwara in north Kashmir recorded a low of short 4 degrees Celsius, marginally up from the earlier night’s less 4.5 degrees Celsius.

The authority said the night temperature in Pahalgam – the acclaimed wellbeing resort which likewise fills in as one of the base camps for the yearly Amarnath Yatra settled at a low of less 5.9 degrees Celsius contrasted with the low of less 5.9 degrees Celsius the earlier night.

Gulmarg recorded the base temperature of less 8 degrees Celsius.

Kashmir is as of now under the grasp of Chillai-Kalan, a 40-day harshest time of winter when the odds of snowfall are most continuous and greatest and the temperature drops impressively.

It closes on January 31, however the icy wave proceeds even after that in the valley.

The 40-day time span is trailed by a 20-day long Chillai-Khurd (little icy) and a 10-day long Chillai-Bachha (child cool).

Kunal

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