Pahalgam shivers at minus 11.7°C; dry weather to continue in J&K

SRINAGAR — The Meteorological Department (MeT) office on Wednesday forecast a mainly clear sky in Jammu and generally cloudy weather in the Kashmir Valley during next 24 hours.

The weather was cold and dry during the last 24 hours in the Union Territory.

“Weather is likely to be generally clear in Jammu division and mainly cloudy in the Valley during the next 24 hours”, IANS quoted an official of the MeT department as having said.

He said Srinagar recorded minus 4.3 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 11.7 degrees Celsius and Gulmarg minus 11.3 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.

In Jammu region he said, Jammu recorded 4.5 degrees Celsius and Katra recorded 4.2 degrees Celsius while Batote, Banihal and Bhaderwah recorded minus 0.5 degrees Celsius, minus 0.3 degrees Celsius and minus 1.4 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.

In Ladakh region he said, Kargil recorded a low of minus 23.1 degrees Celsius and Leh recorded minus 15.8 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.