Srinagar: Night temperature dropped slight at few places but settled above freezing point across Kashmir Valley on Sunday.
A meteorological department said that Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K, recorded a low of 5.0°C against last night’s 5.1°C.
Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 3.7°C against 4.3°C on the previous night, he said.
Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, had a low of 4.8°C against 4.9°C on the previous night, the official said.
Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 02°C against minus 0.4°C last night, he said.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 1.4°C against 1.0°C on the previous night, he said.
The temperature was 4.7°C above normal for this time of the year in the famous resort, he said.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 3.6°C against 3.2°C on the previous night, the official said.
Jammu recorded a low of 14.6°C against 14.4°C on the previous night, the official said. The temperature was 0.4°C below normal for the J&K’s winter capital during this time of the year, he said.
Banihal recorded a low of 11.6°C, Batote had a minimum of 10.5°C while Bhaderwah recorded a low of 6.7°C, the official said.
Ladakh’s Leh recorded a minimum of minus 2.0°C against same as on the the previous night while automatic Kargil station recorded a low of 5.9°C. For now, the weatherman said mainly dry weather was expected over Jammu and Kashmir. (GNS)