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Kashmir Valley gripped in intense cold, Drass, Leh shiver in Ladakh

SRINAGAR: Kashmir valley gripped in intense cold conditions with further slip in temperature across while in Drass and Leh in Ladak Union Territory mercury plunged to minus 13.0 and minus 10.7 degrees respectively disrupting normal activities and adding people's woe.

Drass and Leh in Ladakh Union Territory continue to experience freezing temperature with the minimum night temperature plunged to minus 13.0 in Drass the second coldest place in the world while at Leh it was recorded at minus 10.7 degree celsius at the airforce stations there.

Meanwhile, weather is most likely to remain dry till November 23, Meteorological Department said, and added there would be light snow over extreme north of Kashmir during the November 24 night.

The MeT office said the temperature would continue to remain on an average minimum below normal by minus 2 to minus 3 degree Celsius across Jammu and Kashmir except some pockets of Chenab valley.

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