Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir

Cold wave on Monday tightened its grip in Kashmir Valley with the minimum temperature in Srinagar plummeting to the season`s lowest.

Srinagar: Cold wave on Monday tightened its grip
in Kashmir Valley with the minimum temperature in Srinagar
plummeting to the season`s lowest.

Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of minus 4.9
degrees Celsius, the coldest night in the city so far this
winter, a MeT official said.

Small stagnant water bodies and road potholes in the city
were covered with a layer of ice.

Residents in many parts of the city were seen burning
fire around frozen water supply lines.

Leh district in Ladakh region also recorded the season`s
lowest temperature with mercury dipping to minimum minus 18.2
deg C. Kargil registered a low of minus 14.4 deg C.

Elsewhere, Gulmarg recorded minimum minus 8.4 deg C,
Pahalgam -7.4 deg C, Qazigund -5.6 deg C and Kupwara 4.5 deg
C.

PTI

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