Chilly wave sweeps components of Kashmir valley; Drass information minus 25.6°C

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2022-01-27 13:08:59

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A snow clearing machine removes snow from a street throughout recent snowfall in Tangmarg, close to Srinagar on Jan 22, 2022. 

 

Highlights

  • Srinagar, the summer time capital of J&Okay, recorded minus 1.3 because the minimal temperature
  • Within the Ladakh area, Drass city had minus 25.6 because the night time’s lowest temperature
  • Kashmir valley is presently beneath grip of 40-day harshest winter interval often known as ‘Chilla-i-Kalan’

The minimal temperatures dropped a number of notches under the freezing level on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh because of clear night time sky because the India Meteorological Division (IMD) forecast dry climate through the subsequent 48 hours.

An official of the IMD stated because of clear night time sky, minimal temperatures are more likely to drop additional under the freezing level within the two UTs through the subsequent 48 hours.

There’s estimation of cloudy climate in J&Okay with average to dense fog in plains of Jammu until January 29. On January 30, there may be risk of sunshine rain in addition to snowfall. 

Srinagar, the summer time capital of J&Okay, had recorded minus 1.3, Pahalgam minus 10.9 and Gulmarg minus 10.0 because the minimal temperature.

Within the Ladakh area, Drass city had minus 25.6, Leh minus 13.9 and Kargil minus 17.8 because the night time’s lowest temperature.

Jammu metropolis had 5.5, Katra 5.0, Batote minus 0.9, Banihal minus 0.8 and Bhaderwah minus 1.5 because the minimal temperature.

Additionally, Kupwara city in North Kashmir recorded a low of minus 3.4°C and Kokernag (south Kashmir) recorded a low of minus 4.3°C.

The Kashmir valley is presently beneath the grip of the 40-day harshest winter interval often known as ‘Chilla-i-Kalan’ which started on December 21.

‘Chilla-i-Kalan’ is a interval when a chilly wave grips the area and the temperature drops significantly resulting in the freezing of water our bodies together with the well-known Dal Lake right here in addition to the water provide traces in a number of components of the valley.

The possibilities of snowfall are probably the most frequent and most throughout this era and most areas, particularly within the increased reaches, obtain heavy to very heavy snowfall.

The ‘Chilla-i-Kalan’ will finish on January 31, however the chilly wave continues even after that in Kashmir with a 20-day-long ‘Chillai-Khurd’ (small chilly) and a 10-day-long ‘Chillai-Bachha’ (child chilly).

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