Cold weather conditions prevailed across the Valley as night temperature which was already below freezing point dipped further as Leh recorded the lowest temperature of the season at minus 16.4 degrees Celsius.
Temperature at Leh went down by over five notches to minus 16.4 degrees Celsius from minus 11.1 degrees Celsius the previous night, a spokesman for the Met department here said.
Meanwhile, Sringar continued to experience bright sunshine for the second consecutive day today despite a drop in the night temperature.
The maximum temperature recorded in the city yesterday was 13.3 degrees Celsius seven degrees above normal, the spokesman said.
The summer capital registered a decrease of over two notches in the night temperature as the mercury settled at a low of minus 4.4 degrees Celsius against the previous night’s minus 2.3 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature in the nearby Kargil town also decreased nearly four notches to record a low of minus 15.0 degrees Celsius against the previous night’s low of minus 11.4 degrees Celsius, the spokesman said.