SRINAGAR: An intense chilly wave swept the Kashmir Valley on Sunday as minimum temperatures dropped below the freezing position right away. Leh city in Ladakh region recorded a bare minimum temperature of minus twelve.1 degrees Celsius.
“The minimal temperatures during the valley dropped below zero nowadays (Sunday),” an formal of the nearby weather business office advised IANS.
The minimal temperature was minus .eight in Srinagar town, minus four.3 in Pahalgam and minus 9.2 in Gulmarg.
In Jammu location, minimal of eight.5 levels was recorded in Jammu, 8.five levels in Katra, 2.5 degrees in Batote, .3 degree in Bhaderwah and 2.5 degrees in Banihal city.
“We are expecting a additional fall in the night time temperatures across the point out during the next a few to 4 days.
“In the course of this interval, weather is envisioned to continue being dry. Distinct evening skies will cause additional drop in minimal temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir,” the Achieved formal mentioned.
The forty-working day interval of bitter chilly, acknowledged locally as ‘chillai kalan’, starts on December 21 and ends on January 31. Lakes, streams and rivers freeze in the valley freeze during the period.