J&K parts record lowest temperature in last 26 days
Srinagar: Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir, has recorded the lowest temperature in February in the last 11 years.
Details reveal that after 3.2 degrees Celsius recorded on February 08, 2012, Jammu district has recorded the lowest night temperature in February at 3.6 degrees Celsius last night.
Faizan Arif Keng, an independent weather forecaster said the all-time lowest temperature in the month of February has been recorded on 01 February, 1929 at 1.1 degrees Celsius.
He added overall, today’s minimum temperatures are the lowest recorded in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 26 days.
Against the previous night, the night temperature has plummeted at several stations with Srinagar recording a low of minus 4.0 Degree Celsius.
Gulmarg and Pahalgam were once again the coldest places where the mercury settled at minus 11 Degree Celsius and minus 10 Degree Celsius respectively.
Kupwara in north Kashmir also recorded a low of minus 5.7 Degree Celsius while the mercury settled at minus 4.6 Degree Celsius at Kokernag and Qazigund. (KNO)