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Weatherman forecast moderate to heavy snowfall as night temp increases

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Srinagar: Weatherman on Monday forecast another wet spell this week even as night temperatures increased across the Kashmir Valley.
“On 12th evening to 15th noon, afresh WD (western disturbance) will most likely affect JK, the system will move from north west to south east and again pirpanjal range from Gulmarg to Bhaderwah will have moderate to heavy rain snow on February 13-14,” a meteorological department official said here.
He said Srinagar – the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir – recorded a minimum temperature of minus 0.4 degrees Celsius against 0.2 degrees Celsius from the normal for night for this time of the season.
The official said the mercury in Qazigund and Kokernag towns in south Kashmir settled at a low of minus 2.6 degrees Celsius and minus 3.1 degrees Celsius respectively.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of minus 3.9 degrees Celsius, he said.
Gulmarg, the famous ski-resort in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 7.0 degrees Celsius while the famous health resort of Pahalgam registered a minimum of minus 2.6 degrees Celsius.


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