SRINAGAR: The rising trend of minimum and maximum temperatures continued in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Thursday as the meteorological (MET) office forecast rain and snow on Sunday.
Minimum and maximum temperatures continued to improve in J&K and Ladakh during the last 24 hours.
“A short spell of rain/snow is likely to occur on Sunday,” an official of the MET department said.
Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, registered 3.9 degrees Celsius compared to 2.8 degree Celsius the previous night, an official of the MeT Department here said.
The ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir, a star attraction for tourists visiting the Valley during winter, recorded a low of minus 1.0 degrees Celsius while Pahalgam which serves as the base camp for the annual Amarnath yatra during summer recorded a low of 2.1 degrees Celsius.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a minimum of 2.3 degrees Celsius, the official said.
Kokernag town recorded a low of 3.4 degrees Celsius while Qazigund in south Kashmir registered a low of 2.2 degrees Celsius last night.
Jammu city had 12.6 degrees Celsius, Katra 11.8, Batote 6.8, Bannihal 3.4 and Bhaderwah 4.2 as the night’s lowest temperature.