As days turn warmer, night temperatures fall across Kashmir, Gulmarg coldest at minus 10.4 degrees Celsius
Srinagar: With the improvement in weather, the days have turned warmer with longer doses of sunlight while as there has been a slight dip in minimum temperatures in most parts of Kashmir with the tourist resort of Gulmarg reeling under intense cold wave as the mercury fell to minus 10.4 degrees Celsius.
Officials said that Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 10.4 degrees Celsius – down from minus 9.2 degrees Celsius the previous night.
Srinagar recorded a low of1.3 degrees Celsius – down from 1.8 degrees Celsius the previous night while as Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 5.6 degrees Celsius – down from the previous night’s minus 2.8 degrees Celsius, they said.
The officials said Qazigund recorded the minimum of 0.2 degrees Celsius, while the nearby south Kashmir town of Kokernag recorded a low of minus 2.4 degrees Celsius.
The mercury in Kupwara in north Kashmir settled at a low of minus 1.6 degrees Celsius.