Srinagar records season’s low, Leh shivers at -16C
CHILL IN KASHMIR
Srinagar: The cold weather conditions continued to impact Kashmir valley with temperatures falling to season’s record low of -5.2 in Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K, weatherman said here on Saturday.
Leh, the capital of Ladakh, remained coldest with minimum temperatures plunging to -16 deg Celsius.
A metrological official Srinagar recorded a low of -5.2 Deg Cel against -3.8 Deg Cel yesterday.
The mercury plummeted in other areas of the valley with Pahalgam, one of the world famous hill resorts in south Kashmir, recording -5.6 against 5.0 Degrees Celsius on previous day.
The other southern Kashmir areas, Kokernag and Qazigund also continued to reel under intense cold, recording -2.6 Deg Cel and -4.6 degree Celsius respectively. Northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district also saw mercury far below sub-zero level, recording at -4.7 Deg Cel.
The cold was deep in Ladakh region as Leh recorded -16.0 Deg Cel against 15.0 degrees Celsius on precious occasion. Kargil, the second most inhabited region in cold desert, recorded a low of -10.8 Degrees Celsius. (PBI)
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