Sgr records coldest night of season

No wet spell till the end of Nov
Srinagar, Nov 23 (KNO): As the is expected to
remain dry for next ten days, the minimum temperature
plummeted across the Valley while Srinagar, the summer
capital of Jammu and , recorded coldest night of the
season at minus 0.8 degree Celsius as the mercury settled
below freezing point for the first time in this winter.
Most of the places in Kashmir recorded sub zero
temperature in the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday
while Pahalgam was the coldest place, where the mercury
settled at minus 4.8 degrees Celsius.
The mercury in Kupwara settled at minus 2.9 degrees
Celsius while in Qazigund, it was recorded at minus 1.6
degrees Celsius. The famous ski-resort of Kashmir,
Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 3.8 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature further plummeted at Drass in
Union Territory where the mercury settled at a low of
minus 13.5 degrees Celsius.
Talking to KNO, Deputy Director Meteorological department
(MeT), Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad said that the minimum
temperature would go down further in coming days. “The
night temperature may go down further as there is no
forecast of any wet spell till the end of this month,” he said.