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Coldest place in India: This town recorded a temperature of -28.7 degree C

Yesterday, even the maximum temperature did not rise above the freezing point as it settled at minus 10.1 degrees Celsius

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Drass
File photo of snow-covered mountains in Drass

town in and Kashmir's region was coldest in the state on Sunday with a minimum temperature of minus 28.7 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

On Saturday, even the maximum temperature in did not rise above the freezing point as it settled at minus 10.1 degrees Celsius.

recorded minus 10.1 degrees Celsius as its maximum temperature.

"Minimum temperatures will drop further in the state with the weather likely to remain dry during the next three days," an official of the said.

The minimum temperature in was minus 1.4 degrees Celsius on Sunday while it was minus 13.0 in Pahalgam and minus 12.0 in Gulmarg.

Leh town recorded minus 15.5 degrees Celsius and Kargil minus 20.7 as the night's lowest temperatures.

city recorded 4.1 degrees Celsius, Katra town 3.8, Batote minus 2.7, Bannihal minus 2.5 and Bhaderwah minus 3.4 as the minimum temperatures.

First Published: Sun, January 27 2019. 10:12 IST
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