SRINAGAR While people In Kashmir Valley were greeted with bright sunshine on Monday, the weatherman predicted light rain or snow for two days from Tuesday.
An official of the local meteorological department also said that Srinagarthe summer capital of Jammu and Kashmirrecorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.7 Degrees Celsius last night against 4.7 degrees Celsius normal for this time of the season.
The official said that Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 1.2 degrees Celsius while the mercury in Kokernag town in south Kashmir settled at a low of 1.8 degrees Celsius.
Kupwara town registered a minimum of 1.6 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg, the famous ski-resort, also in north Kashmir, witnessed a low of minus 4.4 degrees Celsius.
The famous health resort of Pahalgam recorded a minimum of minus 2.8 degrees Celsius.
There will be light rain/snow on 19 and 20 March, the official added.