Srinagar, Dec 24: Srinagar recorded its coldest night in last 11 year as night temperature dropped to minus 6.8 degree celcius , as a severe cold wave swept through the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region, said an official of MeT department.
“After 11 years, Srinagar recorded the coldest night. Last time such severe December cold hit the city was on December 31, 2007, when the mercury dipped to minus 7.2,” said the Met official, adding that ‘the present cold wave in Jammu and Kashmir was likely to continue for another five days till Saturday’
Pahalgam and Gulmarg recorded minus 7.2 and minus 6.8 while the minimum was minus 14.7 in Leh and minus 15.2 degrees Celsius in Kargil.
Jammu city recorded 5.3, Katra 4.8, Batote minus 1.4, Bannihal minus 3 and Bhaderwah minus 2.1 degrees Celsius.