Jammu & Kashmir

Night temperature drops across Kashmir, Drass freezes at minus 12°C

Students warm themselves around a fire on a cold morning in Srinagar. [FPK photo Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Freezing cold conditions continued in Kashmir as all places recorded minimum temperature below normal for this time of the year.

According to the Jammu and Kashmir’s meteorological department, Srinagar recorded minus 1.5°C against 1.4°C on the previous night and equals the coldest night temperature witnessed so far this season.

Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.8°C against minus 1.4°C on the previous night, the department said in a statement. It was minus 2.6°C below normal for the place, it added.

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