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Leh records lowest temperature in J&K

Leh records lowest temperature in J&K

"The coldest town in Jammu and Kashmir was, however, Leh where the minimum was minus 10.2", an official of the Met Department said here. "There will be slight dip in the temperatures", met office said.

The Mughal Road, which connects Poonch in Jammu with south Kashmir's Shopian district, was closed on Friday evening after high-altitude areas, including Peer Ki Gali, along the road received over two feet of snow.

He said later in the day vehicles will be allowed from Kashmir to Leh provided the weather remained favourable.

Summary: "No vehicle was allowed either from Poonch or Shopian this morning as the Mughal Road was temporarily closed for traffic due to heavy snowfall in and around Peer Ki Gali", deputy superintendent of police, traffic, Mohammad Aslam said.

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The state government has already taken up the issue of constructing a tunnel to make it all weather road.

In the Jammu region, the minimum temperature in Jammu city was 8.8, in Katra 9.6, Batote 5.4, Bannihal 5.7 and Bhaderwah 2.1 degrees Celsius. Kargil, also in frontier region of Ladakh, was the second coldest place in the state with a low of -5.8 degrees Celsius, he said.

Jammu city recorded a high of 22.3 degrees Celsius on Sunday, which was four notches below normal during this time of the year.


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