Srinagar records coldest night of season so far

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The summer capital, Srinagar, recorded the coldest night of the season so far after the mercury dipped and settled at 0.3 degree celsius, which is a notch below normal.
A Met department spokesperson here today said weather will remain dry in all the three regions, Kashmir valley, Jammu and Ladakh regions, during the next 48 hours.
However, he said there will be rain at isolated places in Kashmir Valley for the next five days from November 23.          Even though there was a marginal improvement in the night temperature in the border town of Kargil in Ladakh, it was still the coldest place in the state. Against minus 6.7 degree recorded yesterday, the temperature witnessed was minus 6.2 degree.
The coldest night in this border town was recorded on November 19 when the mercury dipped and settled at minus 7 degree.
The spokesperson said Leh in Ladakh region witnessed a dip in the night temperature after the mercury plunged and settled at minus 5.6 degree, against minus 5.4 degree recorded yesterday.
Which recorded. Against 1.4 degree recorded yesterday, the temperature was 0.3 degree.
The mercury in the world famous ski resort of Gulmarg dipped and settled at minus 2.4 degree, against minus 2 degree recorded yesterday. The night temperature recorded in this ski resort was over 1 degree below normal. The lowest night temperature of the season so far recorded in Gulmarg was minus 5.5 degree on November 5.
The world famous health resort of Pahalgam also witnessed dip in the night temperature. The temperature recorded in Pahalgam was minus 2.3 degree, against minus 1.9 degree witnessed yesterday.
The spokesperson said there was no change in the night temperature in Quazigund, the gateway to Kashmir valley. The temperature recorded in Quazigund was 0.4 degree, which is a notch below normal.
Another health resort of Kokernag and Kupwara in north Kashmir also witnessed a dip in the night temperature. Kokergan recorded 2.4 degree, against 2.5 degree, while Kupwara witnessed 0.5 degree, against 0.8 degree.

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