Kargil coldest in Jammu and Kashmir, snowfall and light rain likely in next 24 hours

File photo of Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir. Photograph:( ANI )

PTI Jammu Nov 13, 2018, 12.13 PM (IST)

With a minimum temperature recorded at minus 6.2 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, Kargil town was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir, as the Met forecast light snowfall in the higher reaches. 

Leh in Ladakh region was at minus 5, while it was minus 4 in Gulmarg, 3.2 in Srinagar and 12.6 degrees Celsius in Jammu and Pahalgam was at 1.1 degrees Celsius. 

“Snow in the higher reaches and light rain in the next 24 hours is likely (till Wednesday),” the Met official said.

Katra recorded 11.6, Batote 5.1, Bannihal 3.7 and Bhaderwah 3.6 as the minimum temperatures. The maximum temperatures recorded in Srinagar and Jammu were 13.1 and 21.6 degrees Celsius, respectively, on Monday.

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With a minimum temperature recorded at minus 6.2 degrees Celsius on Tuesday Kargil town was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir, as the the Met forecast light snowfall in the higher reaches.