Valley shivers, Kargil freezes


KL Report


Kargil town in Jammu and Kashmir recorded the lowest temperature of the season on Thursday as mercury dips to 21.6 degrees, MeT officials said.

“Kargil town recorded the lowest temperature of this season today (Thursday) at minus 21.6 degrees Celsius,” he said.

The officials further said that the minimum was minus 3.4 in Srinagar, minus 10.8 in Pahalgam and minus 12.0 in Gulmarg.

Leh town in the Ladakh region recorded a minimum temperature of minus 12.7 degrees Celsius while the Jammu city recorded a minimum of 9.0 degrees.

The official said the weather is likely to remain dry till Saturday.

“We are expecting moderate to heavy snowfall in the valley Feb 2 onwards. During that period, the night temperatures would pick up by a few notches, while the day temperatures would drop because of the cloud cover and precipitation,” the official said.


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