Feb 3: The temperature continued to trend downward in Union
Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh as Drass remained the coldest
place in the region recording minus 30 degrees Celsius, a meteorological
department official said on Monday.
the next week, the weather will be dry and cold over Jammu and Kashmir and
Ladakh while snowfall and rain are likely to occur at isolated places in both
the union territories, the official said.
district of Ladakh recorded a temperature of minus 16.4 degrees celsius
followed by Kargil at minus 27.8 degrees temperature.
Pahalgam’s minimum temperature settled at minus 12.5 degrees Celsius, while
Gulmarg skiing resort in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 11.5 degrees
Celsius, the Met department said.
Srinagar city, the minimum temperature settled at minus 5 degrees Celsius – 4.3
degrees below the season’s average while Qazigund recorded a low of minus 7.2
degrees, followed by Kupwara minus 6.3 degrees and Kokernag minus 5.7 degrees.
maximum temperature at most places in the valley was above 5 degrees Celsius.
Jammu, the temperature settled at 5.4 degrees Celsius, 3 notches below the
season’s average, however, the morning sun provided relief to the residents.
which serves as the base camp for pilgrims visiting Vaishno Devi Shrine in
Reasi district of Jammu region, recorded 5.1 degrees Celsius while Bhadarwah
township of Doda district recorded a minimum temperature of minus 2.5 degrees