Night temperature drops in Kashmir

Night temperature in Kashmir valley dropped after it witnessed showers in the plains and snowfall in the upper reaches.

Updated: Mar 03, 2011, 16:04 PM IST

Srinagar: Night temperature in Kashmir valley
dropped after it witnessed showers in the plains and snowfall
in the upper reaches, a MeT official said.

In Srinagar the minimum temperature was recorded at 2.0
degrees Celsius, after the capital city received 7.8 mm
rainfall over the last 24 hours.

Qazigund in south Kashmir received 16.8 mm and Kupwara
district received 22.2 mm of rain, while Kokernag town in
north Kashmir recorded a rainfall of 13.6 mm , the official
said.

The upper reaches of the valley received fresh snowfall
with the tourist hub Gulmarg recording a minimum temperature
of minus 4.5 degrees Celsius, he said.

Pahalgam in south Kashmir was the only place in the
valley where temperature plunged below freezing point at minus
0.2 degrees Celsius.

PTI