Srinagar, Nov 21: There was not let up in severe cold conditions in Jammu and Kashmir as Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K, recorded season’s coldest night on Tuesday.
A meteorological department official said that Srinagar recorded a low of minus 1.2°C against minus 0.8°C on the previous night. The temperature was minus 2.0°C below normal for this time of the year in the capital city, he said.
Most parts of the city also saw a thick blanket of fog, reducing visibility and causing inconvenience to commuters during morning.
Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 2.9°C, below 1°C than the normal.
Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a minimum of minus 0.2°C which was below normal for the place by around minus 2°C, the official said.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 0.8°C which was 1.°C below normal, the official said.
Gulmarg recorded a minimum of minus 0.6°C and it was above 1°C normal for the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, the official said.
Jammu, the winter capital of J&K, recorded a minimum of 11.2°C which was below normal by minus 1°C for the place, he said.
Till November 26, the weatherman has predicted generally dry weather with “occasional cloudiness on November 25.”
Overall, he said, no significant weather activity is expected till November 26. He said there is going to be “shallow fog with mist during morning and evening hours.