SRINAGAR: After fresh snowfall and rain during the last 48 hours, the weather in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to remain dry from Sunday onwards.
Officials of the meteorological (MeT) department said weather in J&K and Ladakh is likely to remain dry from Sunday onwards as the Western Disturbance (WD) which was active over the two union territories has weakened now.
Gulmarg, the famous skiing resort in north Kashmir was the coldest place in the Valley where the minimum temperature was minus 6.0 degrees Celsius.
Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded a low of 2.1 degrees Celsius while Kokernag in south Kashmir recorded a low of 0.4 degree Celsius.
The night temperature in Pahalgam – the famous health resort which also serves as one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra – settled at a low of minus 0.6 degrees.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of minus 0.1 degrees Celsius last night while Qazigund in south Kashmir recorded a low of 2.3 degree Celcius.
.Jammu city recorded 12.7 degrees Celsius, Katra 10.2, Batote 5.0, Banihal recorded 5.6 and Bhaderwah recorded 4.2 degrees Celsius as the night’s lowest temperatures.