Srinagar: The minimum temperature dropped at most places in Kashmir Valley with Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort, recording a low of minus 6.0°C, weatherman said on Sunday.
Quoting an official from meteorological department, GNS reported that Gulmarg, the venue for the ongoing Khelo India Winter Games, received a snowfall of 29mm in last 24 hours.
The minimum temperature at the resort was almost minus 4°C below last night’s minus 2.2°C and minus 0.2°C below the normal for this time of the year.
Srinagar recorded a low of 2.1°C against 4.7°C on the previous night.
Though the temperature was 0.6 degrees Celsius above the normal for this time of the year in Srinagar where 9.2mm rainfall was recorded during the last 24 hours time.
Qazigund recorded a low of 2.3°C against 2.2°C on the previous night while it had 19.2mm of rainfall during the time.
The mercury settled at minus 0.6°C at Pahalgam against 0.3°C on the earlier night while the famous health resort had 12.5mm of rainfall during the time.
Kokernag recorded a low of 0.4°C against 0.1°C on the previous night and had a rainfall of 23.5mm.
The minimum temperature settled at minus 0.1°C in Kupwara against 0.7°C on the previous night while it recorded a rainfall of 17.2mm, the official said.
The weatherman has forecast dry weather for next three days and fresh isolated and scattered rains from March 3. (GNS)