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Weatherman predicts snowfall from tomorrow in Kashmir

Srinagar: Minimum temperatures plummetted further across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh on Thursday, with the weather office forecasting another spell of snow and rain from tomorrow.

Minimum temperatures across Kashmir valley and Ladakh dropped further on Thursday due to clear night sky. Another spell of moderate snow is expected in Kashmiri hills and plains, and the higher reaches of Jammu, whereas rain is likely to drench the plains of Jammu starting Friday.

“Maximum activity is likely on 23rd and 24th of January,” an official of the weather office said.

The 40-day long of harsh winter cold ‘Chillai Kalan’ will end on January 31.

Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded -7°C on early Thursday, Pahalgam registered -9.3°C and Gulmarg -7.8°C as the night’s lowest temperature.

Leh town of Ladakh had -16.2°C, Kargil -18.4°C, and Drass -27.1°C as the minimum temperature.

Jammu had 5.7°C, Katra 7.5°C, Batote 4.3°C, Bannihal 4.8°C, and Bhaderwah -0.5°C as the minimum mercury levels. (KINS)

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