Srinagar, Jan 15: Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained several degrees below the freezing point on Monday with Kargil town freezing at minus 20 degree Celsius.Also Read - Kiara Advani Looks Gracious in Rs 66,000 White Hand Embroidered Saree at Shershaah Trailer Launch in Kargil
“At minus 20 degree Celsius as the minimum temperature, Kargil was the coldest town in Jammu and Kashmir followed by Leh at minus 10.9 degree Celsius. Also Read - From Border to URI, List Of 5 Best Army Movies to Watch Before Shershaah Releases
“Minimum temperature recorded in Srinagar was minus 3.3, in Pahalgam minus 5.6 and minus 6.4 degree Celsius in Gulmarg,” an official of the MET department said. Also Read - Drone Shot Down in J&K's Kanachak, Explosive Material Recovered
The official said the weather was likely to remain cold and dry during the next four to five days and as such the night temperatures could fall further in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region.
In Jammu region, the minimum temperature recorded in the city was 4.7, in Katra 8.2, in Batote 3.3, Banihal 1.8, Bhaderwah 0.6 and Udhampur 0.2 degree Celsius.