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Respite from cold in Kashmir

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.