Srinagar- The minimum temperature in Kashmir fell as the mercury settled below freezing point across the valley on Thursday, officials said here.
Gulmarg resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district recorded a minimum temperature of minus 5.8 degrees Celsius, the officials said.
They said the resort was the coldest recorded place in the valley.
Srinagar recorded a low of minus 2.1 degrees Celsius on Wednesday night, down by more than a degree from Tuesday night’s minus 0.4 degrees, the officials said.
Pahalgam, which serves as the base camp for the annual Amarnath yatra, recorded a low of minus 4.9 degrees Celsius.
The mercury in Kupwara in north Kashmir settled at a low of minus 2.4 degrees Celsius.
Qazigund, the gateway town to the valley, recorded a minimum temperature of minus 2.1 degrees Celsius, while Kokernag recorded a low of minus 1.5 degrees Celsius.
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