Clouds, rain improve temperatures in J&K

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir particularly Kashmir valley got respite from cold wave conditions on Thursday as overnight rains helped to raise the minimum temperatures further.

“There has been remarkable improvement in minimum temperatures across the state due to cloud cover and rain. Temperatures in the Ladakh region have also improved,” a Met official said.

The minimum temperature was minus three in Kargil town against minus 15 recorded a day ago. Leh recorded minus 7.8 and was the coldest town in the state on Thursday.

The minimum temperature was 1.7 in Srinagar city while it was 0.6 in Pahalgam and minus 5 in Gulmarg.

Jammu city was comfortable at 10 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature, while Vaishno Devi Shrine base camp Katra recorded 10.9, Batote 5.3, Bannihal 5.6, Bhaderwah 4.4 and Udhampur 6.7 degrees Celsius.



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