Cold wave continues to grip Ladakh, marginal rise in minimum temperatures in Kashmir

Srinagar: Minimum temperatures across Kashmir rose marginally owing to a partial cloud cover Monday, with Ladakh region witnessing a continuous intense cold wave, the Meteorological Department said.

Kargil town was the coldest at minus 8.6, followed by Leh at minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, a MeT official said.

The same weather conditions are likely to continue for another three to four days till Friday.

The minimum temperature was zero in Srinagar while it was minus 2.0 in Pahalgam and minus 0.5 in Gulmarg.

Jammu city recorded 11.4, Katra 10.6, Batote 7.5, Bannihal 4.5 and Bhaderwah 3.6 degrees Celsius.

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