by Samreena Nazir
Cold wave conditions continued across Kashmir on Thursday as the minimum temperatures remained below the freezing point, even as the local meteorological department predicted another spell of snow and rains from February 11.
The weatherman said that they were expecting another spell of light to moderate snowfall and rains from February 11 night to February 12.
He said that intensity will be less as compared to the recent wet spell seen in the Valley.
Meanwhile, the Met official Srinagar said, the summer capital of J&K, recorded a low of minus 3.2 degree Celsius, while the mercury in Qazigund, the gateway town to the Valley in southern Kashmir, settled at a low of minus 4.5 degree Celsius.
He said the ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district recorded a low of minus 9.0 degree Celsius, while the night temperature in the tourist resort of Pahalgam in south Kashmir settled at a low of minus 7.4 degree Celsius.
Kokernag town recorded a low of minus 2.8 degree Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir, registered a low of minus 4.2 degree Celsius last night, the official said.
Jammu recorded a low of 5.8 degree Celsius while Batote recorded minus 0.6 degree Celsius, Banihal minus 1.4 degree Celsius and Bhaderwah minus 1.2 degree Celsius.