Cold wave sweeps valley; Leh records minus 11.3 degree Celsius

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir continues to reel under intense cold conditions with Leh recording the night’s lowest temperature at minus 11.3 degrees Celsius.

“Neighbouring Kargil town recorded a minus 7.4 as the minimum,” an official of the Met Department said. “Cold wave conditions are likely to continue till Tuesday at least.”

The night’s lowest temperature was minus 2.9 in Srinagar city while in Pahalgam and Gulmarg it was minus 5.1 and minus 3.4 degrees Celsius respetively.

Jammu city recorded 8.4, Katra 9, Batote 6, Bannihal 2.3, Bhaderwah 2.4 and Udhampur 4.5 as the night’s lowest temperatures.

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