Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmir witnesses rise in night temperature, Leh records minus 4.0°C

A wide view of a frozen Dale Lake in Srinagar, the lake freezes often in winter as temperature across JK drops to zero degrees celsius. [FPK Photo]

Srinagar: Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, and most other places in the Valley recorded a rise in minimum temperature amid cloud cover on Thursday.

Two days after experiencing the coldest night of the season with the temperature plummeting as low as minus 2.3°C, Srinagar witnessed 0.4°C against the previous night’s 0.3°C, an official from the meteorological department said.

Qazigund recorded a minimum temperature of 0.0°C against minus 0.6°C on the previous night, he said. It was minus 0.1°C below normal for the gateway town of Kashmir, the official said.

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