Kashmir valley receives fresh snowfall
SRINAGAR: Srinagar city and other parts of Valley received fresh light snowfall on Friday as the Met forecast improvement in the weather.
Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded a low of minus 1.3 degrees Celsius while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of minus 1.2 degrees Celsius.
Gulmarg, the famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 10.0 degrees Celsius.
The night temperature in Pahalgam – the famous health resort which also serves as one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra – settled at a low of minus 6.1 degrees.
Kokernag town recorded a low of minus 3.0 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of minus 3 degrees Celsius last night.
Leh town in Ladakh region was at minus 12.9 and Kargil was coldest at minus 19.8 degrees Celsius.
Jammu recorded a low of 5.6, Katra 4.8, Batote minus 1.2, Bannihal minus 1.4 and Bhaderwah recorded minus 0.8 degrees Celsius.