Fluctuations continue in the weather of Jammu and Kashmir. In many mountainous areas of the state, it rained in the plains along with snowfall on Monday. Due to this, there has been a feeling of coolness in many parts. However, there has been a rise in day and night temperatures from normal amid the change in weather. According to the Meteorological Center Srinagar, there may be heavy rain and snowfall in some parts of the state on February 9 and 10. The weather will be clear in the state on Tuesday.
From Sunday night to Monday morning, there was snowfall in the hilly areas of Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Kupwara, Pahalgam. Heavy rains lashed most parts of the valley including Srinagar since night. The weather had cleared on Monday afternoon. Srinagar recorded a day temperature of 9.0 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 1.8 degrees Celsius last night.
The hilly areas of Budhal, Thannamandi, Darhal, Kotranka in Rajouri district were covered with a white sheet, while the plains received heavy rains. District Poonch also received snowfall along with rain in mountainous areas like Pir Panjal. Light snowfall occurred in remote areas of district Kathua. There has been light rain in the plains.
There has been snowfall in the tourist destination Nattatop. There has been light rain in the plains of district Udhampur. There has been snowfall in the hilly areas of Kishtwar. The day started with clouds in Jammu. With light rain in the morning, the weather cleared in the afternoon and it was sunny till evening.
In Jammu, the day’s maximum temperature was 24.3 degrees Celsius, up 3.3 degrees above normal, and last night’s minimum temperature was 2.4 degrees above normal at 11.9 degrees Celsius. Last night’s minimum temperature was 4.2, Batote 3.1, Katra 10.5 and Bhaderwah 3.8 degrees Celsius, up 3.2 degrees Celsius from normal. Pahalgam recorded minus 0.2, Kupwara minus 0.3, Gulmarg minus 3.6 and Leh minus 9.5 as the minimum temperature last night.
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