Cold wave continues to sweep Kashmir valley


Ladakh in Kashmir region of Jammu and Kashmir continues to be gripped in cold wave, while as night temperatures dipped further at most places with Srinagar recording a low of minus 2.9 degrees Celsius.

Leh recorded the night’s lowest temperature at minus 11.3 degrees Celsius while Neighbouring Kargil recorded a minimum temperature of minus 7.4, Met office said.

Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded a low of minus 2.9 – three degrees below normal while Jammu, winter capital, recorded a low of 8.4 degrees Celsius—two degrees below normal.

The twin hill resorts of Pahalgam and Gulmarg in southern and northern Kashmir recorded a minimum temperature of minus 5.4 and minus 3.4 degrees Celsius, respectively.


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