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Respite from cold in Kashmir

There was slight respite from the cold wave in Kashmir Valley on Saturday as the minimum temperature rose in most places. The minimum temperature in Srinagar was -3.3°Celsius (C), same as the previous night, an official of the meteorological department here said.

india Updated: Feb 01, 2014 13:35 IST

There was slight respite from the cold wave in Kashmir Valley on Saturday as the minimum temperature rose in most places.

The minimum temperature in Srinagar was -3.3°Celsius (C), same as the previous night, an official of the meteorological department here said.
The mercury in Kargil and Ladakh touched a low of -19°C.
Temperature in Qazigund — the gateway town to Kashmir — was -8.4°C. Kokernag, in south Kashmir, was at a low of -9.2°C, the previous night it was -10.6°C.

The minimum temperature at Pahalgam was -10°C, a degree more than the previous night. The mercury in Gulmarg also increased by over a degree to register a low of -4.8°C. Kupwara recorded a low of -0.8°C, as against the previous night's 0.6°C.

Leh recorded a low of -12.8°C, same as the previous night. The meteorological department has said a fresh western disturbance is likely to affect the state from tomorrow and continue till February 6.