Srinagar: Minimum temperatures again dropped below the freezing point at most places in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday. Leh at minus 8.2 degrees Celsius was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
“Due to clear night sky, the minimum temperatures have again dropped below the freezing point at most places in the Kashmir Valley. The weather is likely to remain mainly dry in the state during the next 24 hours,” a Met department official said.
“The night’s lowest temperature was minus 0.2 in Srinagar city on Sunday. It was minus1.2 in Pahalgam and minus 3.6 in Gulmarg. Kargil recorded minus 4.6 as the minimum on Sunday,” said the official.
Jammu recorded 9.6 degrees Celsius, Katra 9.7 degrees Celsius, Batote 6.4, Bannihal 3.7 and Bhaderwah 4.5 as the lowest temperatures today, according to the official.