Srinagar: Kargil in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir experienced the coldest night of the winter so far as the mercury there witnessed a steep fall and settled over 10 degrees below the freezing point, even as most places in the valley continued to record sub-zero minimum temperature.
Kargil recorded a low of minus 10.4 degrees Celsius, nearly six degrees down from the previous night’s minus 4.6 degrees Celsius, an official of the Meteorological Department here said.
He said this was the lowest night temperature of the season so far in the frontier town.
The nearby Leh town recorded a low of minus 8.5 degrees Celsius up from minus 10.6 degrees Celsius yesterday, the official said.
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