Minimum temperature improves slightly across Kashmir
Srinagar: There was a slight improvement in the minimum temperature but the mercury settled below the freezing point across Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said here.
Gulmarg resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district recorded a minimum temperature of minus 6.0 degrees Celsius, the coldest in the Valley, they said.
Srinagar recorded a low of minus 0.4 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night, up by one degree from the previous night, the officials said.
They said Pahalgam recorded a low of minus 3.4 degrees Celsius.
Mercury at Kupwara in north Kashmir settled at a minimum of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius.
Qazigund, the gateway town to the Valley, recorded minus 1.6 degrees Celsius, while Kokernag recorded a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, officials said.