Weather Update: Snowfall in Mountainous Areas including Amarnath Cave

The security forces deployed in the cave area, langar organizations, and others celebrated Independence Day with full enthusiasm.
Weather Update: Snowfall in Mountainous Areas including Amarnath Cave
Image Credit: Amar Ujala

Snowfall at Shri Amarnath Holy Cave on Independence Day. Meanwhile, the security forces deployed in the cave area, langar organizations, and others celebrated Independence Day with full enthusiasm. On the other hand, rain has brought down the temperature in the plains of Kashmir. In the capital Srinagar, the minimum temperature after 16 years fell by 5.6 degrees Celsius on Saturday night at 12.5 degrees Celsius. Earlier on August 31, 2005, the minimum temperature was recorded at 10.5 degrees Celsius.

The minimum temperature in August

Similarly, the minimum temperature in August last night at Kokranar in South Kashmir set an all-time record. The minimum temperature here was recorded at 8.9 degrees Celsius, 6.9 degrees below normal. The last day's minimum temperature was recorded at 9.6 °C in Qazikund in South Kashmir itself, where the minimum temperature was recorded on August 25, 1996, at 8.4 °C.

Image Credit: Amar Ujala
Image Credit: Amar Ujala

Apart from this, the minimum temperature of the previous day was 10.3 degrees Celsius in Kupwara, earlier it was recorded at 10.1 degrees Celsius on 30 August 1989. Day temperature is running 3-4 degrees below normal in most of the districts of the Kashmir division, while in the Jammu division it is 1 to 2 degrees above normal.

The weather remained clear in Jammu

The weather remained clear in Jammu on Monday. The day temperature here was 34.5 and last night's minimum temperature was 23.5 degrees Celsius.

The day temperature in Banihal of the division was 28.8, Batote 29.0, Katra 32.0, Bhaderwah 32.0 degrees Celsius. Leh recorded 22.8, Kargil 25.8, Srinagar 27.0, Pahalgam 22.6, and Gulmarg 17.5 degrees Celsius.

Jammu temperature
Max – 34.5
Minimum – 23.5
Sunrise – 05.57
Sunset – 07.15

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