Snowfall Likely In Jammu & Kashmir, Mercury Dips To Minus 4 Degrees In Srinagar
Srinagar: Extreme cold wave conditions continued to prevail in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Tuesday. Indian Meteorological Department has forecasted light rain and snow in the valley during the next 24 hours.
The Met officials said there is a likelihood of light rain and snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, which would break the cycle of the ongoing cold wave.
Meanwhile, Summer Capital Srinagar recorded minus 4.2 degree Celsius, Pahalgam minus 4.9 degree Celsius and Gulmarg minus 4.2 degree Celsius on Tuesday. On the other hand, Leh recorded minus 14.6 degree Celsius, Jammu recorded 5.5 degree celsius and it was minus 17.3 degree Celsius in Kargil.
Cold wave also continued in north India. National Capital Delhi on Monday recorded a minimum temperature of 3 degree Celsius. Dense fog enveloped Delhi-NCR region, resulting in poor visibility.
Dense to very dense fog was also observed at isolated places in western Uttar Pradesh, while moderate to dense fog was observed at most places over Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh and in eastern Uttar Pradesh.