In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar recorded its coldest night of the season, temperatures settled at minus 3.4°C. A Srinagar-based meteorological department official said that the minimum temperature in Srinagar was 2.5°C below the normal which settled at minus 3.4°C. There was also heavy mist which mainly affected traffic movements.
Qazigund recorded a low of minus 3.4 °C. In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at minus 4.4° C. It was 1.1°C below normal. World famous ski resort Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 3.3°C. It was 0.1°C above normal and In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at minus 2.7°C.
Similarly, In Ladakh, Leh recorded minus 10.6°C, Kargil minus 11.0°C and mercury in Drass, the world’s second coldest place, settled at minus 11.9°C, the official added.—KMS