Temperature Fall In Jammu Kashmir And Ladakh After Snowfalls In Many Areas ANN
Jammu-Kashmir: The attack of cold wave has intensified in Jammu-Kashmir...
Jammu-Kashmir: The attack of cold wave has intensified in Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh. During the last 24 hours, the mercury has dropped due to heavy snowfall in the upper areas. On Tuesday (November 15), a huge drop in day and night temperatures has been recorded in Kashmir and Ladakh. In such a situation, the problem has increased for the local people here. Global warming is also being blamed for this premature winter. Usually it is so cold in Kashmir and Ladakh in the month of December.
Drass area of Ladakh remained the coldest area in the region on Tuesday night, where the temperature was recorded below minus 15 degrees. Leh recorded a minimum temperature of minus 7.5 degrees Celsius. Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of 4.5 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 3.4 degrees Celsius and Gulmarg minus 4.6 degrees Celsius this morning. Usually, such temperature readings are recorded in the second and third week of December, when the coldest forty days of winter begin, which are called “Chilla-e-Kalan”.
dry weather forecast
The Meteorological Department is predicting rain and snowfall during the next 24 hours amidst the premature cold. Dry weather is forecast after this period. According to experts, this means that there will be more cold in this region as there will be no clouds in the sky. As a result, not only Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh both day and night will become cold, but the weather of entire North India will also be affected.
effect of early winter
The effect of erratic and early winter with heavy snowfall in October and November has started showing in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as well. There has been a huge drop in the maximum temperature in the entire region. With a drop of 13 degrees Celsius in the day temperature in the last 24 hours, Kupwara recorded a maximum temperature of 4.1 degrees Celsius on Monday, which is normally 16 degrees Celsius for this time of the year.
drop in temperature
In Srinagar, the day temperature recorded a drop of 8 degrees Celsius, while Gulmarg saw a drop of 9 degrees in the day temperature and recorded 0 degrees Celsius. The effect of this cold has started falling in the plains as well as in the mountains. In Jammu region, Bhaderwah recorded a maximum temperature of 6.8 degrees Celsius, which is 14 degrees Celsius lower than the normal day temperature of 20.8 degrees Celsius for this time of the year. Similarly, the day temperature in Jammu city recorded a drop of 7 degree Celsius, Banihal 13.4 degree Celsius, Batote 12.2 degree Celsius and Kathua bordering Punjab 9.7 degree Celsius.
people’s problems increased
Premature snowfall has increased the problems of the local people. Usually the roads are closed here in the middle of December, but this time due to the closure of the roads, there has been a shortage of essential commodities. People living in border areas have to store ration for the next four to five months from now. The Meteorological Department has forecast that due to this change in the weather in Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh, there is every possibility of severe cold in the whole of North India.
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