Leh freezes at minus 12.9, mercury dips across J&K
A view of Baramullah in Jammu & Kashmir, after it received snowfall, on November 23, 2020.IANS

Leh freezes at minus 12.9, mercury dips across J&K

Srinagar, November 28, 2020

Night temperatures dropped across the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh as Leh remained literally frozen at minus 12.9 degrees Celsius.

The weather office has forecast generally dry weather till Thursday.

Srinagar city recorded minus 2.2 as the minimum temperature while Pahalgam recorded minus 5.2 and Gulmarg recorded minus 5.6. while Kargil was at minus 9.2.

"Minimum temperatures have dropped in J&K and Ladakh today due to clear night sky. Weather is likely to remain generally dry during the next five days in both the Union Territories," an official of the meteorology department said.

Jammu city recorded 8.6, Katra 9.4, Batote 6.9, Bannihal 5.2 and Bhaderwah 0.8 as the minimum temperatures.

IANS

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