Srinagar freezes at minus 6.4 degrees Celsius

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Kashmiri children hold a Kangri (fire pot) in their hands to beat biting cold. Photograph by Vikar Syed for The Kashmir Walla
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Srinagar: Srinagar froze at minus 6.4 degrees Celsius even as Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a bright, sunny Monday morning after days of inclement weather in the state, the weather office said.

Met department said the weather would remain dry in the state during the next four to five days after which another spell of rain and snow is likely to occur.

Meanwhile, cold wave conditions returned to the valley as Srinagar city recorded minus 6.4 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam minus 14.6 and Gulmarg minus 12.0 as the minimum temperatures on Monday.

Leh town recorded minus 16.2 degrees Celsius and Kargil minus 18.0 as the night’s lowest temperatures.

Jammu city recorded 3.9 degrees Celsius, Katra 4.4, Batote minus 1.3, Banihal minus 1.5 and Bhaderwah minus 2.8 as the minimum temperatures.