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After a day’s respite, Srinagar shivers again at minus 6.6

Srinagar: After respite for a day, severe cold wave again gripped the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Monday as the capital city shivered at minus 6.6 degree Celsius.

It was minus 5.5 degree Celsius in Pahalgam, and minus 5 degree Celsius in Gulmarg, Met officials said.

The Kashmir Valley is passing through the 40-day long period of harsh winter cold known as the ‘Chillai Kalan’. It starts every year on December 21 and ends on January 30.

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