Tag: Kashmir Valley

Heavy rain, snow lash J&K

Heavy rain, snow lash J&K

Srinagar, Incessant rain in Jammu division and light to moderate fresh snowfall in the Kashmir Valley occurred on Tuesday as the Met forecast improvement from Wednesday onwards. “The western disturbance active over Jammu and Kashmir has resulted in rains in the Jammu division and the snowfall in the valley over[Read More…]

Earthquake in sea, mild tremors felt in Chennai

Low intensity earthquake hits Kashmir

Srinagar, A low intensity earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale hit the Kashmir Valley on Friday, with no reports of casualties or damage. The earthquake occurred at 8.21 a.m. at a depth of 10 km. The epicentre was in the Jammu and Kashmir region, an official of the disaster[Read More…]

Cold wave continues unabated in Kashmir Valley

Cold wave continues unabated in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, An unabated cold wave continued on Wednesday in the Kashmir Valley, dropping minimum temperatures below the freezing point, the Met office said. The office also forecast a fresh spell of snow and rain across Jammu and Kashmir beginning from Friday. The valley is going through the 40-day long period[Read More…]

Severe cold wave in Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Severe cold wave in Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Srinagar, A severe cold wave tightened its grip over the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Monday as temperatures dropped several notches below the freezing point. At minus 24.8 degrees Celsius, Drass town was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir where even the maximum temperature remained below the freezing[Read More…]

Cold wave returns to Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Cold wave returns to Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Srinagar, After a day’s respite, severe cold wave again gripped the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Monday, the Met Office said. An official of the Met department said the minimum temperature was minus 6.6 degree Celsius in Srinagar, while it was minus 5.5 degree Celsius in Pahalgam, and minus[Read More…]

Severe cold wave grips Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Severe cold wave grips Kashmir Valley, Ladakh

Srinagar, A severe cold wave triggered by the bone chilling night temperature continued unabated in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Saturday, the Met Office said. There was no relief from the intense cold in the valley and the Ladakh region as the temperature dropped several notches below the[Read More…]

Severe cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh

Severe cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar,  A severe cold wave lashed Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Saturday as Leh recorded minus 15.8 degrees Celius and the Met forecast no change in conditions for at least the next five days till Thursday. “For the next five days we are not expecting any change in[Read More…]

Biting cold sweeps through Kashmir ahead of Chillai Kalan

Srinagar,  A day before the 40-day-long period of harsh winter ‘Chillai Kalan’ sets in, biting cold swept the Kashmir Valley on Thursday with further drop in the night temperatures. The ‘Chillai Kalan’ sets each year on December 21 and ends on January 30. Water bodies have already started freezing in[Read More…]

Soldier, 3 militants killed in Kashmir

Soldier, 3 militants killed in Kashmir

Srinagar, A soldier and three militants, including the deputy commander of the IS-aligned Ansar Ghazwatul Hind group, were killed in two separate gun battles in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. The soldier and two militants possibly of the Pakistan-backed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit were shot dead in Redwani village[Read More…]

Kargil coldest in Kashmir Valley at minus 9 degrees

Kargil coldest in Kashmir Valley at minus 9 degrees

Srinagar: Kargil town was the coldest in the Kashmir Valley at minus 9 degrees Celsius on Sunday while the minimum temperatures across the region around the freezing point, the weather office said. According to a Met Department official, the minimum temperatures in Leh, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Srinagar were minus 5.1[Read More…]

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