Srinagar, Nov 29 : The cold weather conditions in Kashmir led to the further drop in temperatures across the region with Srinagar recording coldest night of the season at minus 2.2°C today.
A Meteorological Department official said here that amidst the misty morning, Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far with temperatures plummeting to minus 2.2°C.
The previous lowest of minus 2.1°C was recorded only on Sunday and today’s minimum temperature was 0.4°C lower than the previous night. The temperature was 1.3°C below normal during this time of the year for the city.
Qazigund recorded a low of minus 1.8°C against minus 1.6°C the previous night. The temperature was 1.0°C below normal for the town.
In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at minus 4.2°C against minus 4.0°C the previous night and it was 0.8°C below normal for the resort.
Kokernag recorded a low of 0.1°C against 0.4°C the previous night and it was 0.5°C above normal for the place.
Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 1.5°C against minus 1.0°C on the previous night. It was 1.6°C above normal for the skiing resort.
In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at minus 2.4°C against minus 2.1°C the previous night. It was 1.1°C below normal for the place.
Leh recorded minus 8.6°C, Kargil minus 11.0°C and mercury in Drass settled at minus 12.1°C.
The MeT department has forecast mainly dry weather for next 24 in J&K and said that no large change was expected till December 7.
Coldest night of season in Srinagar at -2.2° C