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Barring Pahalgam, Night Temp Settles Above Sub-Zero Level In Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 12 (GNS): Night temperature recorded increases and settled above sub-zero level across Kashmir Valley barring Pahalgam on Saturday.

A meteorological department told GNS 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)