by Shakir Ashraf
The weather slightly improved in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday with an increase in the minimum temperatures due to a nightlong cloud cover, the weather office said.
“The weather is likely to improve from Thursday afternoon and will remain dry for at least the next one week,” the official said.
He said that the night temperature across Kashmir Valley improved by several degrees last night.
Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded 2.0 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature on Thursday/.
Similarly, the minimum temperature improved to minus 5.4 degrees Celsius in Gulmarg while Pahalgam in south Kashmir recorded 0.2 degrees.
Kokernag town recorded a low of 1.3 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of 1.2 degrees Celsius last night.
Jammu city recorded 14.2 degrees Celsius, Katra town 14.1, Batote 5.5, Banihal 6.0 and Bhaderwah 4.0 degrees as the minimum temperatures.
Kargil town in Ladakh region recorded a low of minus 17.1 degrees Celsius while Leh town recorded minus 0.8 degrees Celsius.