Srinagar, the summer capital of the state, registered a low of minus 2.4 degrees Celsius, a slight drop from Sunday night's minus 1.6 degrees Celsius, a MeT Department official said in Srinagar.
    
He said that the minimum temperature in Srinagar continues to remain below the normal for this part of the season.
    
Leh, located 434 kms from Srinagar, recorded a low of minus 11.2 degrees Celsius as compared to Sunday’s minus 10.6 degrees Celsius, he said, adding that the town in the frontier region of Ladakh continues to be the coldest recorded place in the state.
    
Pahalgam, a health resort which serves as a base camp during annual Amarnath yatra in south Kashmir, was the coldest place in the Valley as the mercury settled at minus 3.6 degrees Celsius as against Sunday night's minus 3.5 degrees Celsius, the official said.
    
He said that the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg recorded a low of minus 0.4 degree Celsius as compared to Sunday night's minus 1.5 degrees Celsius.
    
Qazigund, the gateway town to Kashmir Valley and Kokernag in south Kashmir, registered a slight improvement in the night temperatures as the minimum settled at minus 2.0 degrees Celsius and 1.2 degrees Celsius respectively.
    
The night temperature in the north Kashmir town of Kupwara fell to minus 2.9 degrees Celsius as compared to Sunday night’s minus 2.1 degrees Celsius, the official said.
    
The MeT Department has forecast mainly dry weather across Kashmir division over the next 24 hours.

(Agencies)

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