IN PICS | Tourists enjoy in Gulmarg Snow

Jammu: North India continues to shiver with an intense cold wave and dense fog. The temperature recorded in Jammu this Sunday broke the records of last over 100 years with 0.5 degree Celsius temperature.

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Icicles formed after leaked water pipes cause water overflow at Tanmarg in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu remained colder than Srinagar for the last six days. The bone-chilling cold has restricted the movement of the people inside their houses.

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According to the Director of State Meteorological Department, Sonam Lotus, “On Sunday, Jammu recorded the lowest ever minimum temperature of 0.5 degree Celsius which has broken all the previous records in last one century. Last lowest temperature was recorded on January 11, 1945 which was 0.6 degree Celsius and in 2016 i.e after 70 Years, the temperature in Jammu has been recorded less than 0.6.”

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Gulmarg: Tourists enjoy themselves on Snow

He further said that before this Sunday, Jammu has recorded a temperature of .8 degree Celsius on Jan 15, 2001 which was the lowest of last 30 years. Then on January 22, 2008, minimum temperature was recorded of 1.2 degree Celsius.

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He also said that from Monday, there will be a slight improvement in the minimum and maximum temperature of Jammu. However, the weather in Kashmir will be mainly dry and most of the hilly areas of Jammu region but dense fog would continue to hover over the plains of Jammu region and Punjab till January 27. He also predicted that Kashmir may experience some snowfall and rain might fall in Jammu on 29th and 30th.

The foggy conditions will also improve after January 28, the Met Director maintained.

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