Kashmir reels under biting cold conditions, Kargil at -19 deg C

Kashmir reels under biting cold conditions, Kargil at -19 deg C

Cold wave conditions persisted in the Kashmir division, including the Ladakh region, as the minimum temperature remained several degrees below the freezing point. Kargil continued to be the coldest recorded place in the state as the mercury there settled at...
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PDP MLA joins opposition in cornering govt on Jehlum dredging

PDP MLA joins opposition in cornering govt on Jehlum dredging

The Legislative Assembly Wednesday witnessed bonhomie between ruling party and opposition legislators on demand for constitution of a house committee to monitor dredging in river Jhelum. As the Minister for Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC), Sham Lal Cho...
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Nallah Maar: Story of heritage lost to urbanisation, apathy

Nallah Maar: Story of heritage lost to urbanisation, apathy

A wooden boat glides through placid waters against a setting sun as fishermen row close to waterfront houses with gardens that burst with colours. It’s an idyllic picture of a Srinagar that once was, a visual recall of a waterway...
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Srinagar, Jammu record season’s lowest temperatures; Leh at -16.8 degrees Celsius

Srinagar, Jammu record season’s lowest temperatures; Leh at -16.8 degrees Celsius

Pahalgam recorded minus 8.9 and Gulmarg minus 9.4 degrees Celsius as their minimum temperatures while Leh recorded a minus 16.8 and Kargil minus 18.8 degrees Celsius. The cities of Srinagar and Jammu on Sunday recorded the season’s lowest minimum tempera...
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Jammu records lowest temperature, Kargil freezes at -20

Jammu records lowest temperature, Kargil freezes at -20

Jammu on Thursday recorded the coldest night of the season at 2.7 degrees Celsius as the cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu on Thursday recorded the coldest night of the season at 2.7 degrees Celsius as the...
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Mercury drops to – 4.4°C in Srinagar City

The night temperature in the Kashmir valley has fallen several degrees below the freezing point while the days are unusually warm, rising to a high of a few degrees above the average. The minimum temperature recorded overnight at most places...
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Changing weather pattern not good for farmers: Study

Changing weather pattern not good for farmers: Study

The winter is turning out to be driest period in the recent years in Jammu. The region has received below average rain since the withdrawal of monsoon in September last year. Post-monsoon months of October, November and December are considered...
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Cold wave tightens grip over Kashmir as mercury plummets below zero

Cold wave tightens grip over Kashmir as mercury plummets below zero

The cold wave conditions across Kashmir intensified as the night temperature dropped several notches below the freezing point Meteorological department director Sonum Lotus said there would not be any significant changes in the weather in the coming week “Th...
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Cold wave, dry weather continues across Kashmir Valley

Cold wave, dry weather continues across Kashmir Valley

Cold wave continued in Kashmir as the night temperature stayed several degrees below the freezing point but people experienced some relief after the mercury increased slightly at most places. Kargil, in Ladakh region, was the coldest recorded place in Jammu...
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‘Chillai Kalan’ Harshest winter period is here

‘Chillai Kalan’ Harshest winter period is here

There has been a respite in the cold wave in the Valley as the temperature has witnessed an increase. The temperature increased by as much as six degrees at some places due to rain. “The rise in temperature was due...
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