Srinagar, Dec 17: An unabated cold wave continued on Monday in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region, as night temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point, the weather office said.
#WATCH Jammu & Kashmir: Snow clearing operation underway at Mughal road, Rajouri. The road has been closed for the last 7 days due to heavy snowfall in Pir Panjal mountain range. pic.twitter.com/NKadFvy5YD
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A MET Department official said the present weather conditions were likely to continue for another four to five days as dry weather with clear night sky is expected in Jammu and Kashmir during this period.
The minimum temperature was minus 4.8 degrees Celsius in Srinagar while in both Pahalgam and Gulmarg it was minus 8.3 degrees.
Leh recorded the season’s coldest night at minus 16.1 degrees Celsius, while Kargil froze at minus 11.4.
Jammu city recorded 4.4 degrees Celsius, Katra 6.4, Batote 1.5, Bannihal 3.5 and Bhaderwah minus 1.2 as the minimum temperatures.