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Cold wave grips Ladakh; Leh freezes at minus 10 degrees Celcius

Last Updated on December 25, 2021 at 2:15 pm

Freezing cold condition continues to prevail in Ladakh as Leh recorded minus 10 degrees as its minimum temperature on Saturday.

As per weather department, Leh-Ladakh, Kargil recorded a maximum of 2 degrees while the minimum temperature was minus 8 degrees Celcius.

The minimum temperature at Drass was recorded as minus 13.7 degrees Celsius where as maximum temperature went up to minus 13.4 degrees.

As per weather department light rainfall and snow is expected at Ladakh-Gilgit region.

Minimum temperature on Saturday for Srinagar remained above the freezing point. Weather department has predicted moderate to heavy rain/snow between December 26 and 28 in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Srinagar recorded 1.7, Pahalgam minus 5.1 and Gulmarg minus 6.5 as the minimum temperature.