Srinagar records coldest night as cold intensifies in IIOJK

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The summer capital of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, recorded the coldest night of the season so far at minus 2.1 degree Celsius on Sunday as against minus 1 during the night before that.

The valley is facing cold weather conditions for the past one week amid forecasts of dry spell till the end of November.

A morning update by the meteorological department revealed that the minimum temperatures continued to settle below freezing point in the Valley as the majority of stations recorded sub-zero temperatures.

Media reports said that the minimum temperature at world famous ski-resort, Gulmarg was recorded at minus 1.0 degree Celsius on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday while Kupwara in north Kashmir recorded a temperature of minus 1.4 degree Celsius. The mercury in Kokernag in South Kashmir settled at minus 0.4 degree Celsius while in Qazigund the minimum temperature was recorded at minus 1.4 degree Celsius.—KMS