Kargil, in Ladakh region, recorded a low of minus 21 degrees Celsius, a degree down from Thursday's minus 20 degrees Celsius, a MeT department spokesman said here on Friday.     

He said this was the lowest temperature in Kargil this season and the town became the coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir this winter.

The spokesman said the nearby Leh town in Ladakh recorded a low of minus 13.1 degrees Celsius, one degree up from minus 14.1 degrees Celsius on Thursday.
Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded the minimum temperature of minus 1.9 degrees Celsius, a drop of over two degrees from 0.7 degrees Celsius the previous night, the spokesman said.
The MeT Office has predicted mainly dry weather across Kashmir over the next 24 hours. It, however said, a fresh western disturbance would affect the state for two days from Saturday.

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