"It was the coldest night of the season in Jammu city. We are expecting a further drop in the night temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir. snowfall and rain are expected during the next 24 hours in the state," according to weather office, a drop in the temperature was also recorded in the other towns across the Jammu region.

The minimum temperature at Mata Vaishno Devi Base camp town of Katra was 5 degrees, while it was 0.8 in Batote, minus 1.2 in Bannihal and minus 2.5 degrees in Bhaderwah townsMeanwhile, the minimum temperatures in the Kashmir Valley continue to remain several notches below the freezing point.

The official said the minimum temperature was minus 3.2 in Srinagar on today, minus 7.7 in Pahalgam, and minus 10.4 in Gulmarg.In the Ladakh region of the state, the minimum temperature was minus 12.9 and minus 7.4 degrees Celsius in Leh and Kargil towns respectively.

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