Srinagar: The night temperature rose across Kashmir Valley as Srinagar saw the minimum settle above freezing point for the first time in more than a week on Wednesday, officials said.
The Valley had been experiencing sub-zero nights for the past week, setting in chilly winter conditions earlier than usual, MET officials said.
Srinagar recorded a low of 0.3 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night, up from minus 2.3 degrees Celsius the previous night, they said.
The officials said Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 2 degrees Celsius. Pahalgam was the coldest recorded place in Kashmir.
The mercury in Kupwara settled at a low of minus 0.3 degrees Celsius.
Qazigund recorded minus 0.6 degree Celsius, while Kokernag registered a low of minus 0.1 degree Celsius.
The MET Office has said the weather would most likely remain dry but cold till the end of this month.
However, there is possibility – 40 to 50 per cent chance — of light snow over extreme north Kashmir parts on November 25, it said.