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Freezing cold weather conditions continue in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Freezing weather continued in Kashmir valley with famous Pahalgam resort remaining the coldest on Sunday.

A meteorological department said that Srinagar recorded minus 1.3°C against 1.5°C on the previous night which was the coldest night temperature witnessed so far this season.

Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded a minimum of minus 1.4°C against minus 1.0°C on the previous night, the official said.

Ladakh's Leh recorded a low of minus 6.4°C against last night's minus 7.8°C while Drass in Kargil, the second coldest place in the world after Siberia, recorded a low of minus 12.0°C.

The weatherman has forecast mainly dry weather in Jammu and Kashmir with morning fog at isolated places over plains of Valley.

"The weather will remain cloudy with possibility of light rain/snow during 24th and 25th" the official said. He however said that there was no forecast of any major snowfall till ending November.



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