SRINAGAR, FEB 08 : The minimum temperatures remained below sub-zero level across Kashmir Valley even as the mercury rose across the Valley, the weatherman said on Monday.
A meteorological department official said that the mercury increased by a degree Celsius in Srinagar, settling at minus 2.0°C against the previous night’s 3.6°C. The summer capital of J&K has minus 0.4°C normal for this time of the year and for the last three days barring earlier night, the minimum temperature stayed above sub-zero level.
Otherwise, the mercury has consistently remained far below normal this winter. On January 31, the mercury plunged to minus 8.8°C, the coldest January night recorded in Srinagar after 30 years.
The minimum temperature also rose in other parts of the Valley, the MeT official said.
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