SRINAGAR: Night temperature recorded increases and settled above sub-zero level across Kashmir Valley barring Pahalgam on Saturday.
A meteorological department told that Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K, recorded a low of 5.1°C against last night’s 3.8°C.
Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 4.3°C against 3.2°C on the previous night, he said.
Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, had a low of 4.9°C against 1.9°C on the previous night, the official said.
Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 0.4°C against minus 1.1°C last night, he said.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 1.0°C against minus 0.2°C on the previous night, he said.
The temperature was 4.3°C above normal for this time of the year in the famous resort, he said.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 3.2°C against 3.5°C on the previous night, the official said.
Jammu recorded a low of 14.4°C against 13.5°C on the previous night, the official said. The temperature was 0.4°C below normal for the J&K’s winter capital during this time of the year, he said.
Banihal recorded a low of 8.0°C, Batote had a minimum of 10.6°C while Bhaderwah recorded a low of 6.6°C, the official said.
Ladakh’s Leh recorded a minimum of minus 2.0°C against last night’s minus 3.8°C on the previous night while automatic Kargil station recorded a low of minus 8.0°C. For now, the weatherman said mainly dry weather was expected over Jammu and Kashmir. (GNS)