Cold wave continues in Kashmir, Ladakh

SRINAGAR: Cold wave continued unabated in Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday as the minimum temperature dropped notches below the freezing point.

"Minimum temperature was minus 1.5 in Srinagar, it was minus 3.3 in Pahalgam and minus 1.7 in Gulmarg.

"Drass town of Ladakh had minus 11.4, Leh minus 9.7 and Kargil minus 7.4 as the minimum.

"Jammu city had 9.0, Katra 9.8, Batote 4.6, Banihal 0.6 and Bhaderwah 2.4 as the minimum temperature", the MeT department official said.

Weather is likely to remain dry and cold till December 5 after which rain/snow has been forecast in J&K and Ladakh till December 7.

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