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Kashmir shivers as minimum temperature settles below freezing point

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Srinagar: The sub-zero temperatures were recorded at multiple places in Kashmir while a weak western disturbance has affected Jammu & Kashmir from Saturday, increasing the chances of light snowfall or rainfall at isolated places of the Union Territory.

As per the details available with Kashmir News Observer (KNO), five stations of Kashmir including Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian, Budgam and Bandipora recorded minus temperature.

In Anantnag, a minimum temperature of minus 1.6 degree Celsius was recorded while in Pulwama, minus 2.0 degree Celsius was recorded, the data said, adding that the lowest minimum temperature was recorded in Shopian at minus 3.6 degree Celsius.

According to the data, Budgam has recorded a low of minus 1.0 degree Celsius while Bandipora in north Kashmir has recorded a minimum temperature of minus 0.1 degree Celsius.

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir and Qazigund stations recorded 0.0 degree Celsius temperature last night.

At Kulgam and Baramulla stations, the minimum temperature has settled at 0.2 degree Celsius and 0.6 degree Celsius respectively.

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