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Cold wave continues in Kashmir, Drass freezes at minus 19.5

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Srinagar: Cold wave continued unabated across Kashmir on Tuesday with minimum temperatures reaching minus 5.5 in Srinagar, minus 7.7 in Pahalgam and minus 7.6 in Gulmarg.

An MeT official said that Drass in Kargil was the coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir at minus 19.5 degrees Celsius. The town remained literally frozen as even the maximum temperatures in the town remained below freezing point.

Leh recorded minus 10 and Kargil minus 14.2 as the minimum temperature today.

Jammu was at 4.1, Katra 5, Batote minus 2, Bannihal minus 3.3 and Bhaderwah was at minus 2.2 degrees Celsius.

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