Kashmir Weather Forecast Latest News Update Today | 7 Days, 15 Days, Hourly Report
Get all the latest news update about Kashmir weather forecast for today, 7 days, 15 days, hourly report and on a daily basis. There also exist many sites that you can find the updates about the state of atmosphere across the valley. They provide up to date information but their content may vary depending upon the information they have with them.
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Fresh Update on Kashmir Weather Forecast | ( April 21-April 22, 2022 )
Rains continued in Kashmir Valley even as weatherman on Thursday forecast more “freak weather” in J&K next 24 hours.
“Today, freaky weather, cloudy with occasional rain, thunderstorm with gusty winds, hail storm at isolated places and snowfall over higher reaches likely to continue till tomorrow (April 22nd) at most places of Kashmir and at scattered places of Jammu (from afternoon onwards),” the officials said, adding, “Due to (scattered rains) slight respite from hot weather is expected in Jammu region.” However he said there’s “no forecast” of any major rainfall.
Previous Update :
February 15 : A MeT department statement said: “Weather likely to remain erratic (generally cloudy and sunshine at times) during February 15 to 21 with possibility of brief spell of light rain/snow (over higher reaches) at scattered places of Jammu and Kashmir during February 15 (night), 16, 18 and 19.
“There is no forecast of any major rain/snow for next 10 days.”
Previous Update (February 12 2022)
Srinagar: Weather remained dry and sunny in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Saturday as the Met office forecast mainly dry weather during the next 24 hours in the two union territories.
Srinagar : – 3.0 degrees
Pahalgam : – 8 .0 degrees
Gulmarg :- – 7.8 degrees
Drass town :- – 25.2 degrees
Leh :- – 16.4 degrees
Kargil :- – 18.6 degrees
Jammu city :- 6.0 degrees Celisus
Katra 6.6 degrees Celsius
Batote 3.6 degrees Celsius
Banihal 3.4 degrees Celsius
Bhaderwah minus 0.6 degree Celsius
February 07, 2022 Weather Update
Weather office on Sunday forecast rains and snowfall across J&K during the next 24 hours.
“Weather is likely to remain inclement with light rain/snow during the next 24 hours,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Weatherman on Thursday forecasted widespread moderate rain and snow from 22 to 23rd January in Jammu and Kashmir.
“An Active Western Disturbance is most likely to cause Widespread Moderate Rain/Snow in J&K during 22-23rd Jan,” an official of the meteorological department here told GNS, adding, that the weather system may temporarily cause disruptions in surface and air transportation. “(Probability of Occurrence as of today is 75%),” he said.
With high intensity snowfall since yesterday in Kashmir valley, the weatherman on Saturday predicted “gradual decrease” in the intensity of the precipitation by evening and significant improvement in weather by Sunday morning. Stay updated with us for more updates on weather.
Amid the ongoing fresh snowfall in the valley, the Indian Meteorological Department, in a statement predicted a further increase in rain/snow intensity as the day progresses with the main intensity of heavy to very heavy rain/snow during today night (7 January) and tomorrow on Saturday.
➡️As of now,Western Disturbance is likely to effect Jammu and Kashmir from(tonight/tomorrow morning) – 9 Jan(morning).
➡️Major activity of the system is expected over Pir Panjal Range,Parts of South Kashmir and Jammu division.
➡️Under its influence,Moderate snowfall is expected in plains and moderate to heavy snowfall with isolated Heavy to very heavy snowfall over higher reaches.
➡️Jammu division,Parts of North Pakistan,Punjab is likely to receive mod to heavy rainfall.
Main intensity is expected on 8 January.
Fresh Update on Kashmir Weather Forecast ( 22 December 2021)
The meteorological department on Tuesday said there is a likelihood of snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir from December 26 to 28.
Light snowfall is likely to occur over higher reaches of J&K and Ladakh on Thursday and Friday.
MeT on Tuesay (21, December 2021) said that high-intensity snowfall may occur from December 26 evening to December 28 forenoon with main activity on December 27.
Furthermore, the weatherman said the cold conditions have abated in both UTs and would remain so till December 28.
Previous Updates (December 15 – 16, 2021 )
As per the latest update, (16 December 2021), there is, a forecast of widespread “moderate to heavy” snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from December 23 to 25.
Reports of low intensity snowfall have so far been witnessed in Gurez, Sonmarg, Zojila-Drass axis.Furthermore , intense cold conditions continued across J&K and Ladakh with world famous Gulmarg recording a low of minus 10.0°C. (Kashmir Weather Forecast)
“As on date, widespread moderate to heavy snowfall (at some places) is most likely to occur during 23-25th December. We are in for a White X-Mas (Christmas ) in both J&K and Ladakh,” said an MET official
As per latest update, the weather experts, have said that there was no forecast for any “major snowfall” till the start of ‘Chillai-Kalan’— the 40-day harshest winter period which commences on December 21.
“Mainly Dry is expected till December 14. Light to moderate snow/rain in likely at scattered places of J-K on December 15,” news agency GNS quoted an official of the meteorological department as having said, adding, “There is no forecast for major snowfall till 20th December in both J-K and Ladakh.” He said that there would be warmer days and colder nights in J-K and Ladakh till December 14.
Climate of Kashmir
The climate of Kashmir is moderate and not too scorching like its neighbouring areas Jammu and Ladakh due to which its weather remains mostly wet. The hottest months in Kashmir are June, July and August with temperatures soaring to over 35-37 C. The most favourable season in terms of Kashmir weather is Spring that starts from March and ends in May. During this time the weather remains mostly moderate ranging from 23 C to 26 C followed by mild showers and gusty winds.
The spring season is followed by the Summer season that commences from the month of May till the month of August. The summer season is though not as hot as other areas of India like Delhi, Hyderabad. The temperatures can go from 25 to 36C and it adds to boosting the tourism sector of the valley with tourists in lacs visiting Kashmir during the summer season.
The summer season ends in the first week of September with the onset of Autumn and it affects the overall scenario of Kashmir weather. The drying up of lakes and rivers, falling of leaves mark the phase of autumn. The temperatures mostly fall between 26 at the maximum and -10 C at the minimum. The autumn season also brings a sense of chill with it for the masses to get mindful of the winter season that begins from November.
Kashmir Weather Forecast Latest News Update Today | 7 Days, 15 Days, Hourly Report
The winters in Kashmir are harsher than other parts of India with temperatures going as down as 10 C below zero. The winter season lasts up to the end of February. The people during this season mostly use Pherans and firepots to keep themselves warm. Furthermore, the snowfall in Kashmir during the winter season is a treat to see that adds to the beauty of vaĺley and part from that attract non-local and local tourists to enjoy the snowfall like in Gulmarg.
The job of providing the latest news update about the Kashmir weather forecast is entrusted to Mr Sonam Lotus, the present director of the Meteorological Department of Jammu and Kashmir. He was awarded ‘Employee of the Year’ by Central government for his contributions towards the field of meteorology.
Frequently Asked Questions on Kashmir Weather Forecast Today :
What is weather forecasting?
It is a technique to predict the behaviour of the atmosphere in future, though it may vary.
How is weather forecasting made?
Weather forecasting is executed by utilising all the data regarding the current state of the atmosphere and determining how it behaves during the time
Is weather forecasting always correct?
No, weather forecasts are not always accurate owing to the fact that forecast accuracy decreases with the time as the atmosphere is a nonlinear dynamic system that can behave unexpectedly at any moment of time. Though with the advanced technology, there are many chances of it being close to actual values, but not every time.
How is the Kashmir weather as compared to other regions in J&K?
The weather conditions vary in J&K due to geographical reasons and various factors like altitudes, the magnitude of flora etc. Most of the regions in Kashmir experience moderate climate while Jammu being a subtropical region experience hotter climate as compared to a valley. Ladakh, on the other hand, is a dry region and it experiences a very little to no rainfall in some regions.
What are the various sources that I could find credible weather updates on?
There are many sites on the Internet where one can find information about the weather forecasting in any region e.g Accuweather, the weather network etc. These sites provide you with the latest and quick information about weather happenings and that too weekly or fortnightly.
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