Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar city recorded the coldest night of the season so far even as the Drass town in Ladakh recorded minus 12.6 as the minimum temperature.
A meteorological department said, that Srinagar recorded a low of 0.7°C against the previous night’s 1.6°C. The temperature is below minus 0.5°C than the normal for this time of the year in the city and was lowest so far this season.
Drass was the coldest in J&K and Ladakh at minus 12.6 as the minimum. Pahalgam had minus 3.4 and Gulmarg 0.6 as the minimum. Jammu had 11.8, Katra 11.6, Batote 5.6, Banihal 1.2 and Bhaderwah 3.4 as the night’s lowest temperature.
Due to the clear night sky, the official said the minimum temperatures are likely to drop further during the next 3 to 4 days.