Cold wave continues in Kashmir, Gulmarg freezes at minus 5

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Srinagar

The minimum temperatures throughout the valley remained several notches below the freezing point.

Children walk on a wooden bridge during a cold morning in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar.
KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded a low of minus 0.1 while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of minus 0.3 degrees Celsius.

Gulmarg, the famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 5.0 degrees Celsius.

The night temperature in Pahalgam – the famous health resort which also serves as one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra – settled at a low of minus 3.9 degrees.

Kokernag town recorded a low of 0.1 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of minus 1.6 degrees Celsius last night.

Jammu city recorded 11.2 degrees Celsius, Katra 11.2, Batote 5.0, Banihal 3.8 and Bhaderwah 3.9 degree Celsius.

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