MeT predicts light rain, snow in higher reaches


Srinagar: With the improvement in night temperatures throughout the state on Wednesday, weather office has forecast light rain and snow in the higher reaches on Thursday and Friday.

A MeT official said that Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of 0.7 (rising above the freezing point) against Tuesday’s minus 2.6.

Jammu recorded 10.4 as the minimum temperature showing improvement over its 7.4 on Tuesday.

Kargil, which was the coldest town in the state, a day ago at minus 15.4, recorded minus 3.7 as its minimum, while Leh recorded minus 6.2, against its minus 11.6, he said.

Pahalgam was at minus 0.3 (minus 4.9), Gulmarg was at minus 2.4 (minus 4.4).

Mata Vaishno Devi base camp town of Katra was at 18.4, while Batote, Bannihal, Bhaderwah and Udhampur recorded 8, 4.6, 4.9 and 8, respectively.



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