Srinagar: For the first time this season, the temperature in Srinagar fell below freezing point. Capital city recorded minus 0.9 degree Celsius temperature on Saturday night.
Pahalgam was the coldest place in the Kashmir valley with the minimum temperature settling at minus 3.5 degree Celsius.
The night temperatures in some other parts of the Valley also settled below freezing point with Kupwara recording the temperature at minus 1.3 degree Celsius and Qazigund minus 1.2 degree Celsius.
Ski-resort of Gulmarg registered the temperature at 1.8 degree Celsius, 0.2 degree up from the previous night.
Drass was the coldest place in the Ladakh Union Territory with the mercury settling at minus 12.5 degree Celsius.
Leh recorded a temperature of minus 7.2 degrees Celsius, one notch up from the previous night’s minus 7.1 degrees Celsius.
Kashmir Weather, an independent weather forecaster, has forecast mainly dry weather across Jammu and Kashmir during the next seven days.