Weather update Jammu and kashmir and leh; Brief detail inside

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At minus 4.8 degrees Celsius, Srinagar on Wednesday recorded season’s lowest temperatures so far, as Drass town in Ladakh remained frozen at minus 18.6 degrees.

“The weather is expected to remain dry with clear night sky. Minimum temperatures are likely to drop further in the coming three to four days making the present cold wave more intense,” an official of the MET department said.

Pahalgam recorded minus 7.4 while Gulmarg was at minus 11 — the coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir.

Leh and Kargil towns of Ladakh recorded minus 14.6 and minus 14.4 degrees Celsius.

Jammu city recorded 5 degrees Celsius, Katra 3.2, Batote minus 1.3, Banihal minus 3.0 and Bhaderwah minus 2.8 as the minimum temperatures.