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Ladakh experiences fresh snowfall, JK reels under intense cold

People in Ladakh had some respite from the cold wave on Thursday, while the rest of Jammu and Kashmir reeled under intense cold.

india Updated: Jan 21, 2010 16:22 IST

People in Ladakh had some respite from the cold wave on thursday, while the rest of Jammu and Kashmir reeled under intense cold.

Ladakh, which recorded a drop in night temperature, experienced snowfall thursday morning, Met office said.

Leh registered a low of minus 7 degrees Celsius, while Kargil recorded minus 8 degrees Celsius.

Night temperature further dipped by a few notches in srinagar which recorded a low of minus 2.9 degrees Celsius.

Pahalgam, a hill resort in south Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 4 degrees Celsius on thursday as against minus 3.6 degrees Celsius on wednesday.

Qazigund in south Kashmir and Kupwara in north Kashmir recorded minus 3.4 degrees C and minus 3.5 degrees C respectively, while Kokernag recorded minus 0.6 degrees Celsius.

Jammu recorded a low of 4.6 degrees Celsius, nearly four degrees below normal.

Banihal had a low of 0.2 degrees Celsius followed by Bhaderwah at 2 degrees Celsius. Batote had a minimum of 4.7 degrees Celsius, while Katra recorded a low of 8 degrees Celsius.