Night temperature dips again in Kashmir
Srinagar, Dec 11: Night temperatures dropped across all weather stations in Kashmir but stayed above the freezing point at most places even though the Valley witnessed snow and rains on Monday, Met officials said here.
Srinagar city recorded a low of 1.6 degrees Celsius Monday night, dropping 0.8 degrees compared to the night before, the officials said Tuesday.
They said Qazigund recorded a low of 1.6 degrees Celsius, while nearby Kokernag town recorded a low of zero degrees Celsius.
Kupwara in north Kashmir saw the mercury settling at 0.2 degrees Celsius, the officials said.
They said that the Pahalgam health resortin south Kashmir registered a low of minus 2.0 degrees Celsius, a drop of 1.7 degrees compared to previous night.
Gulmargskiing resort in north Kashmir saw the mercury dipping due to clear skies following the snowfall on Monday and recorded a minimum of minus 7.6 degrees Celsius compared to the minus 6.0 degrees Celsius a night before.
Gulmarg recorded the lowest temperature in the Valley on Monday.
Leh town in Ladakh region recorded a minimum temperature of minus 6.2 degrees Celsius, the officials said.
They said the mercury in the nearby Kargil town settled at a low of minus 7.3 degrees Celsius.