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Intensifying cold continues in Kashmir, Srinagar shivers at minus 7.2 degree Celsius

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Srinagar, Dec 29 : Intensifying cold continues unabated in Kashmir valley as the night temperature in Srinagar recorded Friday night was still minus 7.2 degree Celsius, said an official of the MeT department.

An official of the Met department said the minimum temperature was minus 7.2 degree Celsius in Srinagar. In Pahalgam, the temperature was minus 8.3 degree Celsius and in Gulmarg it was minus 7 degree Celsius

At minus 21.1 degree Celsius, Drass recorded the night’s lowest temperature, and the town was coldest in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Even the maximum temperature recorded in Drass on Friday did not rise above the freezing point as it settled at minus 5.5 degree.

Leh recorded minus 17.5 degree and Kargil minus 16.7 degree as the minimum temperature.

Jammu recorded 3.1 degrees Celsius, Katra 4 degrees Celsius, Batote 1 degree Celsius, Bannihal 3.7 degrees Celsius and Bhaderwah minus 1.5 degree Celsius as the minimum temperature on Saturday. (KNS)

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