As Jammu records season’s coldest night, Srinagar shivers at minus 6.7

The ongoing cold wave intensified further in the state and Jammu recorded the season’s coldest night at 3.5 degrees Celsius, the officials of the Met department said.

In the Ladakh region and valley, the mercury dropped several degrees below freezing point, with Leh recording minus 17.1 and Kargil minus 14.4.

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Srinagar braved temperature of minus 6.7, Pahalgam minus 7.9 and Gulmarg minus 9.4.

Generally cloudy weather was expected in the Kashmir Valley during the next 24 hours till Thursday. Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine base camp Katra recorded 4.2, Batote minus 1.3, Bannihal minus 3 and Bhaderwah minus 2.1 as the minimum temperatures, the Met said.

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