SRINAGAR: Extreme chilly wave circumstances proceed in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Friday because the minimal temperatures plunged nicely under the freezing level in all places in Kashmir and Ladakh.
“We predict mild to average snowfall between January 4 and 5. Till that point the current chilly wave is more likely to proceed unabated,” an official of the MeT division stated.
The ongoing 40-day lengthy interval of harsh winter chilly identified regionally because the ‘Chillai Kalan‘ will finish on January 31.
Srinagar had minus 6.4 diploma celsius, Pahalgam minus 7.8 diploma celsius and Gulmarg minus 9 diploma celsius because the minimal temperatures of the day.
Leh city of Ladakh was at minus 17 levels celsius, Kargil minus 17.4 and Drass minus 26.8 because the evening’s lowest temperatures.
Jammu metropolis had 4.2, Katra 5.2, Batote 0.9, Banihal 1.0 and Bhaderwah minus 1.8 because the minimal temperatures.
Due to extraordinarily slippery street circumstances, authorities on Friday introduced that the Srinagar-Leh freeway will stay closed until additional orders.