Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, April 1: A fresh Western Disturbance (WD) was active which could result in wet weather during the next five day in the region, including Kashmir valley, where sun was playing hide and seek today after recording above normal minimum temperature.
There was drop in the minimum temperature at Leh while it surge in border town of Kargil in Ladakh region, which remained cut off from Kashmir since December last year due to accumulation of snow. A Met department spokesman said here this afternoon that there could be isolated rain in Kashmir and Jammu while weather will remain dry in Ladakh today as a fresh WD was active in the region. He said the weather will remain wet in Jammu and Kashmir till April 4.After recording above normal temperature, people in the Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar woke up to a partly cloudy sky. Sun was playing hide and seek after warm weather during the past few days.
Pahalgam, base camp of annual Amarnath pilgrimage in south Kashmir Himalayas, commencing in June, recorded 3.5 degree, 1.5 degree above normal. Tourist resort of Kokernag and Qazigund in south Kashmir besides Kupwara in north Kashmir also recorded above normal minimum temperature. Against yesterdays 3.9 degree minimum temperature it was 0.1 degree at Leh while at Kargil it was 1 degree against yesterdays minus 1.3 degree. The sky would be partly cloudy and the maximum and minimum temperature would be around 13 degree and 2 degree respectively during the next 24 hours at Leh.