Valley shivers at minus 6.4 degrees Celsius
Srinagar: Kashmir valley on Monday shivered due to a steep fall in the temperature during the night owing to clear skies.
Srinagar city recorded minus 6.4 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 14.6 and Gulmarg minus 12.0 as the minimum temperatures on Monday, a MeT office spokesman said.
He said that Leh town recorded minus 16.2 degrees Celsius and Kargil minus 18.0 as the night’s lowest temperatures.
Jammu city recorded 3.9 degrees Celsius, Katra 4.4, Batote minus 1.3, Bannihal minus 1.5 and Bhaderwah minus 2.8 as the minimum temperatures.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a bright, sunny Monday morning after days of inclement weather in the state, the weather office said.
Sonam Lotus, Director of the regional MET Department, said the weather would remain dry in the state during the next four to five days after which another spell of rain and snow is likely to occur.