Jammu and Kashmir shivered at minus five degrees Celsius on Thursday while leh in the ladakh region frozen at minus 17.7 degrees overnight.
An official of the weather office said, “Leh town recorded the coldest night of the season at minus 17.7 degrees Celsius and Kargil town with minus 15.6 degrees Thursday. Srinagar recorded minus 5 degrees Celsius today while Pahalgam and Gulmarg recorded minus 13 and minus 13.5 respectively as the night’s lowest temperatures.”
Jammu city recorded 3.6 degrees, Katra 3, Batote minus 1, Bannihal minus 2.5 and Bhaderwah minus 5.6 as the minimum temperature.
From Friday there is likelihood of a further fall in night temperatures due to a partially cloudy sky.