Cold rises in Kashmir, minimum temperature in Pahalgam is minus 4.7 degrees Celsius

Cold rises in Kashmir

Srinagar: It was the coldest night of the season here with the minimum temperature recorded at minus 1.2 degrees Celsius in Srinagar. Officials gave this information on Tuesday. Officials said Kokernag was the only weather station in the valley where the minimum temperature remained above freezing point.

He said Pahalgam, the base camp for the annual Amarnath Yatra, was the coldest place in the Kashmir Valley with a minimum temperature of minus 4.7 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature at the Gulmarg tourist spot in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district was minus 1.2 degrees Celsius.

The minimum temperature in Kupwara was minus 2.3 degrees Celsius. Officials said Qazigund, considered the gateway to the valley, recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.8 degrees Celsius. The Meteorological Department has said that the weather is likely to remain dry till November 20.