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Cold wave lashes Kashmir Valley, Ladakh region

Kargil was the coldest town at -14.5°C while Leh recorded -11.2°C.

india Updated: Feb 09, 2018 15:46 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar
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The Met department expects rain and snow in the state from February 11 onwards.(HT File Photo)

Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Friday as minimum temperatures dropped several notches below the freezing point.

The Met department has forecast cold, dry weather in Jammu and Kashmir till Saturday although some rain and snow was expected February 11 onwards.

The minimum temperature was -3.5°C in Srinagar, while it was -5.8°C and -5.5°C in Pahalgam and Gulmarg, respectively.

Kargil was the coldest town at -14.5°C while Leh recorded -11.2 °C.

Jammu city recorded 5.4°C, Katra 5.8°C, Batote 1.7°C, Banihal -1.2°C, Bhaderwah -0.2°C and Udhampur 1.2°C.

First Published: Feb 09, 2018 15:46 IST