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Srinagar: Bone-chilling weather continued in Kashmir as overnight temperatures remained several degrees below the freezing point in the Valley, the weatherman said on Tuesday. Srinagar, where people endured the second coldest night at minus 6.6 °C in a decade on Saturday last, recorded a low of minus 5.2°C against 4.0°C on a previous night, a MeT official said. The temperature also remained below normal overnight in other parts of the Valley with Gulmarg, the world-famous…

Srinagar: Kashmir’s harshest winter period, known as Chilai Kalan, began on Monday and will last through the end of January. With overnight cloud cover, the night temperatures rose a little across the Valley but remained below the normal for this time of the year. Srinagar, where people endured a second coldest night in a decade last weekend, recorded a low of minus 4.0 degrees Celsius, two degrees below the normal for this time of the…