Srinagar: Minimum temperature dipped across Kashmir Valley with Gulmarg recording a low of minus 10.0°C on Friday, Global News Service (GNS) reported.
Srinagar recorded a low of minus 0.4°C against minus 0.8° on the previous night. The mercury settled at minus 3.3°C in Pahalgam against 2.5°C on the earlier night, minus 1.8°C in Qazigund against 0.2°C on the previous night, minus 1.7°C in Kupwara while Kokernag recorded a low of minus 1.6°C, officials said.
Kashmir is in the middle Chillai-Kalan, the 40-day long period which commenced on December 21 and ends on January 31. The period is considered as harshest of the winter when the chances of snowfall are most frequent and maximum.
The Weatherman has forecast mainly dry weather with a possibility of isolated “very light” rain and snow for the next 24 hours. (GNS)