Srinagar: Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir recorded the coldest night of this season on Sunday. The temperature here was minus 3 degrees Celsius. Sonam Lotus, director of the Meteorological Department for the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, told the media, "The minimum temperature in Srinagar was minus 3.0 degrees Celsius today, which was the lowest temperature so far this season. It is 3.1 degrees below normal. "
The cold winds from the icy mountains were blowing in the valley on Sunday morning, so most of the locals preferred to stay at home to avoid the chill. The MET office has forecast rainy / snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh since Monday, with the main activity taking place on 24 November. Gulmarg ski resort recorded a minimum temperature of minus 7.4 on Sunday and minus 2.6 on Pahalgam hill station.
Dras town in Ladakh's Kargil district with -15 degree on Sunday was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir and the union territories of Ladakh. While the minimum temperature was recorded at minus 12.3 in Leh town and minus 8.5 in Kargil. On the other hand, in Jammu division on Sunday, 7.2 was recorded in Jammu city, 7.0 in Katra, 2.3 in Batote, 1.0 in Banihal and 0.2 in Bhaderwah.