Kargil town was the coldest recorded place in the state with a low of minus 14 degrees Celsius, Met Department said, adding that the Valley may witness a wet weather over two days next week.
Pahalgam recorded fresh snowfall of 1.4 cm during the night, a Meteorological Department official said. He said there were reports of light snowfall in some of the higher reaches of the Valley including in the areas near Amarnath cave shrine.
The mercury in Pahalgam, which serves as the base camp during annual Amarnath yatra, went down by nearly seven notches from a low of minus 0.3 degree Celsius previous night to settle at minus 7.1 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature dropped by two notches in the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg which recorded a low of minus 10.3 degrees Celsius. There was no record of fresh snowfall in the resort, the official said.
Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, registered the minimum temperature of 1.7 degrees Celsius compared to 1.8 degrees Celsius previous night. The official added the mercury continued to stay above the freezing point in the city for the sixth consecutive night.
Qazigund, the gateway town to Kashmir Valley, remained at 1.6 degrees Celsius while the mercury in Kokernag settled at minus 0.1 degree Celsius compared to 0.6 degree Celsius the previous night, he said.


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