Cold Wave Prevails Across Kashmir

A tourist takes a sledge ride during fresh snowfall at Gulmarg on Monday| KO Photo By Abid Bhat

Srinagar- Cold wave conditions prevailed in Kashmir as mercury settled below the freezing point across the Valley on Wednesday, officials said here.

Gulmarg resort in north Kashmir's Baramulla district recorded a minimum temperature of minus 6.0 degrees Celsius, the coldest in the valley, they said.

Srinagar recorded a low of minus 0.4 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night, up by one degree from the previous night, the officials said.

They said Pahalgam, which serves as the base camp for the annual Amarnath yatra, recorded a low of minus 3.412/8/2021 11:16:28 AM degrees Celsius.

Mercury at Kupwara in north Kashmir settled at a minimum of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius.

Qazigund, the gateway town to the valley, recorded minus 1.6 degrees Celsius, while Kokernag recorded a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, officials said.   (with PTI inputs)

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