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Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar records coldest night at minus 5.6 degree Celsius

The Minimum Temperatures In Kargil, Gulmarg And Pahalgam On Sunday Were Minus 10.8 Degrees Celsius, Minus 9.5 And Minus 9.5, Respectively

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 16 Dec 2018, 12:19:53 PM
Parts of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed sub-zero temperature on Sunday night (Photo: File)

New Delhi:

Parts of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed sub-zero temperature on Sunday night. State's summer capital recorded the season's coldest night at minus 5.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said. Water in the famous Dal lake had thin crust of frozen layer over it. Residents were seen lighting small fires around frozen water taps to defrost them.

The minimum temperatures in Kargil, Gulmarg and Pahalgam on Sunday were minus 10.8 degrees Celsius, minus 9.5 and minus 9.5, respectively.

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Meanwhile, Leh town was the coldest in the state with the minimum temperature recorded at minus 15.6 degrees Celsius, an official of the Met Department said.

The minimum temperatures in Kargil, Gulmarg and Pahalgam on Sunday were minus 10.8 degrees Celsius, minus 9.5 and minus 9.5, respectively.

Jammu city recorded 5.5 degrees Celsius, Katra 6.4, Batote 1.8, Bannihal 4.1 and Bhaderwah minus 1.7 as the night's lowest temperatures.

(With inputs from agencies)

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First Published : 16 Dec 2018, 12:17:45 PM

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