SRINAGAR: A local Meteorological Department of Kashmir on Tuesday predicted light snowfall in higher reaches and cloudy sky in the plains of the valley during the next 24 hours.
An official of the MeT department said that light snowfall is likely to occur in the higher reaches of J&K and Ladakh while the sky would be generally cloudy in the plains during the next 24 hours.
Gulmarg in north Kashmir the famous tourist place was the coldest place in the Valley where the minimum temperature was minus 9.0 degrees.
Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded a low of 1.4 while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of 0.3 degrees Celsius.
The night temperature in Pahalgam a famous tourist resort–settled at a low of minus 6.2 degrees.
Kokernag town recorded a low of minus 0.5 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of 1.6 degrees Celsius last night.
Jammu city recorded 8.7 degrees Celsius, Katra 7.6, Batote 1.1, Banihal recorded minus 1.0 and Bhaderwah recorded minus 0.1 degrees Celsius as the night’s lowest temperatures.