Cold wave continues in J&K

Cold wave continues in J&K

Jammu/Srinagar: Jammu city and Leh town witnessed the coldest night of the season so far on Wednesday even as the minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained below freezing point.

The weather office forecast that the present cold wave conditions will continue in Jammu and Kashmir till Friday.

Jammu city recorded 6.4 while Leh recorded a minus 13.6 degrees Celsius.

Srinagar was at minus 3.3, while it was minus two in Pahalgam and minus 3.8 in Gulmarg, a Met Department official told IANS.

Mata Vaishno Devi base camp town of Katra recorded eight degrees Celsius, while Batote was at 4.9, Bannihal 1.4, Bhaderwah 3.5 and Udhampur 2.4.