Srinagar, Jammu witness season's coldest night

Continuing its free fall on Thursday, the minimum temperature dropped to minus 2.3 degrees in Srinagar and 7.9 in Jammu, the lowest recorded at both places this season.

Published: 23rd November 2017 01:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd November 2017 01:36 PM   |  A+A-

Representational image. File picture of vehicles moving towards Jammu-Srinagar highway closed due to heavy snowfall in Kashmir valley. (PTI)

By IANS

JAMMU/SRINAGAR: Continuing its free fall on Thursday, the minimum temperature dropped to minus 2.3 degrees in Srinagar and 7.9 in Jammu, the lowest recorded at both places this season.

While Leh was the coldest town in Jammu and Kashmir at minus 11.6, Kargil recorded minus 9 as the night's lowest temperature, the Met department said.

Night temperatures fell below the freezing point through the valley. Pahalgam recorded minus 5.7 while Gulmarg recorded minus 5.4 as the minimum temperature.

Katra recorded 9.5, Batote 6.5, Bannihal 6 and Bhaderwah was at 2 degrees Celsius. 

The weather office forecast mainly clear weather till Friday.

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