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Rains, snowfall bring down day temperatures in Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Rains in plains and fresh snowfall in higher reaches of today brought down day temperature across the Valley by several degrees.

Intermittent rains lashed most parts of the Valley since early morning while the higher reaches received fresh snowfall, officials said.

Kupwara, which received 12.8 mm of rains from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm, recorded a maximum temperature of 7.2 degrees Celsius against a normal of 14.2 degrees Celsius for this time of the year, an said.

According to a meteorological department official, recorded a high of 11 degrees Celsius and received 1.3 mm rainfall during the day.

The other stations in the Valley, including in Gulmarg and Pahalgam, also recorded a drop of maximum temperatures by around three degrees.

The weatherman has forecast more rains in the Valley in the next two days.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 19:11 IST