Snowfall proceeds at many places across Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb 13 Intermittent snowfall proceeded at many places across Kashmir, even as the minimum temperature settled below the freezing point across the Valley and the Ladakh area.

Kashmir experienced the seasons’ first major snowfall yesterday with the plains receiving snowfall between 5 inches to 22 inches, an official of the Meteorological (MeT) office said here.

The higher compasses of the Valley and Jammu got overwhelming snowfall, he said.

The authority said Srinagar – the mid year capital of Jammu and Kashmir – recorded 23 cm of snowfall over the most recent 24 hours, the authority said.

The city enlisted a base temperature of less 0.6 degrees Celsius, he said.

The authority said Qazigund town in south Kashmir recorded 19 cm of snowfall, while Kokernag got 58 cm.

The night temperature at Qazigund and Kokernag settled at a low of minus 2.4 degrees Celsius and minus 4.9 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Kupwara town in north Kashmir got 11 cm of snow and the m


Cold morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 7 Delhi woke up to a cold morning in the national capital as the mercury settled at 8.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average.

Humidity was recorded at 77 percent, a MeT Department official said.

The visibility was 1,500 meters at 5.30 am and 1,200 meters at 8.30 am.

The MeT office has estimate clear skies for whatever remains of the day.

“The most extreme temperature is expected to hover around 23 degrees Celsius,” the weatherman said.

Recently, the maximum and minimum temperatures settled at 22.7 and 11.6 degrees Celsius individually.


Chilly weather proceeds in Pb, Haryana; Adampur coldest

Chandigarh, Jan 20 Cold weather conditions won in many parts of Punjab and Haryana, with Admapur in Jalandhar being the coldest in the district with a low of 2.1 degrees Celsius.

Chandigah, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, overcame frosty climate at 6.9 degrees Celsius, one degree above ordinary, an authority of the Meteorological department said here.

Among different places in Haryana, Ambala, Hisar and Karnal experienced chilly climate at 8.6, 5.4 and 5.5 degrees Celsius separately.

Narnaul, Bhiwani and Rohtak recorded their base temperatures at 5, 5.8 and 7 degrees Celsius individually.

In Punjab, Amritsar settled with a low of 4.6 degrees Celsius, while Ludhiana and Patiala recorded their base temperatures at 7.7 and 9.1 degrees Celsius individually, up to three degrees above typical.

Pathankot, Halwara, Bathinda and Gurdaspur experienced cool climate at 5.4, 4.9, 5.4 and 6.3 degrees Celsius individually.

The MeT department official said the climate was cl


No respite from intense icy conditions in Kashmir; Kargil town coldest

Srinagar, Jan 16 There was no respite from intense icy conditions in the Kashmir division as Kargil town in the Ladakh area kept on being the coldest place in the state registering a low of short 19 degrees Celsius.

In the adjacent Leh town, the mercury settled at a low of short 13.8 degrees Celsius, down almost three degrees from less 10.9 degrees Celsius daily prior, an authority of the Meteorological Department said.

Kargil town in the Ladakh area was the coldest place in the state as the base temperature the previous evening settled at short 19 degrees Celsius, one degrees up from the earlier night’s less 20 degrees Celsius, the authority said.

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a base temperature of short 4.9 degrees Celsius the previous evening, around 1.6 degrees Celsius from less 3.3 degrees Celsius the earlier night, he said.

The night temperature in Qazigund, in south Kashmir, settled at a low of short 5.2 degrees Celsius, down from yester


Icy wind keeps climate charming in Bihar

Patna, Feb 8: Though the base temperature crosswise over Bihar dropped by a couple indents today activated by icy wind, the climate stayed charming because of splendid daylight today. The base temperature tumbled to 10.6 degrees Celsius in Patna when contrasted with 14.1 degrees Celsius yesterday, a Met release said. The most extreme temperature, in… Continue reading Icy wind keeps climate charming in Bihar


Become climate holds on in Scarce, Etawah coldest

Lucknow, Jan 4: Weather kept on staying dry in Uttar Pradesh which kept on seeing haze in many parts in the previous 24 hours with Etawah recording the most reduced temperature in the state. Direct to thick haze happened at most places and extremely thick haze at separated places over the state, as indicated by… Continue reading Become climate holds on in Scarce, Etawah coldest


West Bengal get heavy rainfall

Kolkata, Sept 21: Parts of western and northern areas of West Bengal got overwhelming precipitation as different parts of the state remained verging on dry, climate authorities said today. Birbhum got 110.8 mm precipitation, while in Asansol the precipitation added up to 53.6 mm in 24 hours since yesterday morning, it said. In sub-Himalayan West… Continue reading West Bengal get heavy rainfall