Pahalgam in Kashmir saw a high of 1.8c ( Sunday) and a low of -9.2c on Monday. Leh recorded a low of -11c, while Gulmarg saw a max of -5c and a min of -12c on Monday.
Pakistan Cold : Islamabad ZP recorded 0c and Islamabad AP 1.5c on 9th morning.Gujrat in Pakistan Punjab saw a low of 2.5c on Monday.
Karachi AP saw 10.5c on 8th morning, rising slightly to 12c on 9th. Murree hill station was -6c on Monday morning.
Mumbai Temps expected to touch around forecasted levels Tuesday morning.
Posted Saturday 7th Jan Night:
As mentioned in our last blog on 2nd January, Western Disturbance J-2 , is stronger, and good snowfall has been reported in Kashmir on 6th and 7th January.
Today’s snowfall is the first major snowfall this season and was going on across Kashmir The snowfall led to closure of roads in Srinagar city, towns and rural areas simultaneously.
The electricity too was snapped across Kashmir in the wake of snowfall.
Max ( Friday) and Min (Saturday)Temps: Srinagar: 2.3 / -0.3 , Jammu: 12.3 / 9.3, Banihal: 1.6 / 0.0, Qazigund: 2.4 / -0.2, Katra: 8.1 / 6.8, Batote: 2.0 / 0.3, Bhaderwah: 3.2 / -1.0, Pahalgam: 4.6 / -4.3, Gulmarg -2.4/-8.0, Kukernag: 3.7 / -2.3, Kupwara: 3.6 / 0.1, Leh: 4.4 / -4.1.
In the summer capital Srinagar—which received 17 cm snow till this evening—slippery roads led to massive traffic jams in several areas.
The higher reaches of Kashmir including Keran, Machil, Karnah, Gurez, Shopian, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Amarnath Cave, Gulmarg and some other areas experienced continued moderate to heavy snowfall for the fourth consecutive day on Friday (continuity from J-1).
Srinagar received 17-cm snow, Qazigund 5-cm, Kupwara 5-cm, Pahalgam 13-cm, Kokernag 4-cm and Gulmarg two-and-a-half-foot.
the health resort of Sonamarg received about three-foot snow.
Upper areas of Ganderbal including Gagangeer, Kullan, Gund and Ganiwan received heavy snowfall.
Cold wave conditions in H.P. intensified today with Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie, Dharamsala and the higher reaches receiving a fresh spell of snowfall.High-altitude areas reeling under freezing cold, widespread rain in the state
Keylong shivers at minus 5.6 °C
Keylong and Kalpa in tribal Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur districts recorded minimum temperatures at minus 5.6 °C and minus 2.6 °C
Manali shivered at 0.6 °C.
Shimla saw a max of 1.2c and 29 cms of snow in the day on Saturday 7th.
By the evening of 6th rains in plains of NW India & by night many parts of Haryana, Punjab, Delhi NCR started receiving rains which was continued till Saturday afternoon due to which cold day conditions was also observed (as estimated on 2nd Jan).
Delhi Sjung saw a Max of 16c and Palam 15.7c as max on 7th.
Chandigarh got another 9 mm on Saturday, taking the total rain from J-2 to 74 mm...max stood at 12.6c
Dense Fog likely in NW India including Delhi from Monday.
Cold wave with drop in temperatures expected in Rajasthan, Gujarat (Ahmadabad and Rajkot may drop to 10/11c), M.P. and Maharashtra next 2 nights.
Mumbai: Maximum on Saturday was 27.8c at Colaba and 28.8c at Scruz. The Lows on Saturday morning was 20c at Colaba and 15.9c at Scruz. Next 2 days: Cool winds in the daytime.Further fall expected in day and night temperatures on Sunday and Monday. Lows likely to touch 12/13c at Scruz and 18/19c at Colaba.Outer townships will see a fall of 2/3c next 2 nights.Pune and Nasik may touch 5/6c next 2 nights.