Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Nov 17: The weather remained pleasant though the minimum temperature on Tuesday was one degree to five degree below normal in the valley, where dry weather is predicted during the next 24 hours.
Sun was out though the intensity of heat was low due to cold winds in the valley on Tuesday, when people, including students, were seen basking in the parks and other open places in summer capital, Srinagar.
A Met department spokesman said this evening that weather will remain dry in the region, including Srinagar, during the next 24 hours. "However, dry weather to isolated and scattered light rain and snow is predicted during subsequent two days," he said.
Leh and border town of Kargil in Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh continued to shiver due to below freezing minimum temperature.
The Met spokesman said Kargil on Srinagar-Leh national highway, which remained closed for the past four days due to snowfall, recorded minus 6.6 degree. "At Leh, the night temperature was minus 6.5 degree," he said.