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J&k weather update, 4 March To 10 march, check here

March 4 (WD) The Kashmir Valley is currently gripped by an unprecedented cold spell, with temperatures plummeting across the region. Gulmarg, a renowned skiing destination, experienced its lowest March temperature in seven years, dropping to a bone-chilling minus 12.0°C.

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a minimum temperature of minus 2.0°C, marking a significant drop from the previous night. Qazigund, serving as the gateway town of Kashmir, shivered at a minimum of minus 1.0°C, showcasing the widespread impact of the plunging temperatures.

Pahalgam, nestled amidst picturesque landscapes, experienced a freezing low of minus 6.0°C, highlighting the harshness of winter’s lingering grip. Similarly, Kokernag recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.9°C, underscoring the widespread nature of the cold wave.

Kupwara town witnessed a relentless drop in temperatures, with a low of minus 1.5°C, adding to the region’s woes. Gulmarg, famous for its winter sports, endured a frigid night with temperatures reaching minus 12.0°C, equaling the previous lowest temperature recorded over a decade ago.

In contrast, Jammu experienced relatively milder temperatures, providing respite to residents and visitors. Further insights from the meteorological department indicate varying temperatures across the region, with Banihal recording 6.7°C, Batote 1.0°C, and Bhaderwah 0.1°C.

Looking ahead, the weather forecast suggests an improvement in conditions until March 10, with the possibility of light rain or snow on March 6th to 7th. However, fresh spells of rain and snow are anticipated during March 12-14, prolonging the winter woes for residents and adding to the challenges faced by authorities in the region.

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