SRINAGAR: Minimum temperatures continued dropped in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday due to clear overnight sky, a Met official said.
“The minimum temperatures dropped further across Jammu and Kashmir today due to clear night sky. These temperatures are likely to drop further as the weather is likely to remain dry till November 13,” he said.
He said that Kashmir will witness wet from November 13 for three days.
“During the period, there is a possibility of light to moderate snowfall over plains and higher reaches of the valley,” he added.
Leh town of Ladakh region recorded the lowest minimum temperature at minus 10.7 degrees Celsius while Pahalgam at minus 2.8 was the coldest in the valley followed by Kokernag at minus 2.4.
The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.8 degree Celsius.
Srinagar recorded the lowest night temperature of the season so far as the minimum temperature recorded in the city was minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, an official of the Meteorological Department said.
Kupwara township of north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 2.2 degrees Celsius while Qazugund in south Kashmir recorded minus 0.8 degrees Celsius.
In the Jammu region, Jammu city recorded 12.2 degrees Celsius, Katra recorded 12.0, Banihal 3.4, Batote recorded 6.8 and Bhaderwah 3.4 as the night’s lowest temperatures.