Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) The minimum temperature rose above the freezing point in Srinagar on Sunday after nearly two months, with weather officials forecasting dry weather in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 72 hours.
“The minimum temperature in Srinagar today was 1.2 degrees Celsius as it rose above the freezing point after nearly two months,” the weather office said.
“Weather will generally remain dry in the state during the next 72 hours after which another spell of rain and snow is likely to occur.”
The minimum temperature was minus 9.1 degrees Celsius in Pahalgam and minus 7.0 in Gulmarg on Sunday.
Leh town of Ladakh region recorded a minus 12.0 degrees Celsius, while Kargil was minus 16.4 and Drass minus 22.0, as the minimum temperature.
Jammu city had 6.8 degrees Celsius, Katra 6.0, Batote minus 1.2, Bannihal 0.9 and Bhaderwah minus 3.2 as the night’s lowest temperature.