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Kashmir Valley, Ladakh freeze at below-zero temperatures

Many places in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region remained below freezing point.

india Updated: Dec 13, 2017 11:55 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar
Kashmir Valley,Ladakh,freezing point
Villagers walk back home through a snow-covered hillock as dense fog envelopes the outskirts of Srinagar on December 12, 2017.(AP)

Minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region remained below freezing point on Wednesday as the ski resort of Gulmarg recorded the coldest temperature at minus 9.8 degrees Celsius.

The weather office has forecast rain in the plains and snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir till Thursday.

Leh recorded a minimum temperature of minus 6.5 and Kargil was at minus 5.8 degrees Celsius.

Srinagar was at minus 0.7, Pahalgam at minus 2.1, Jammu recorded 8.8, Katra 8.2, Batote 1.1, Bannihal 0.6, Bhaderwah 0.4 and Udhampur was at 8.0 degrees Celsius, the Met said.

First Published: Dec 13, 2017 11:54 IST