Srinagar: A cold wave gripped the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as night temperatures remained below zero degree, MET department sources said.
Cold wave is likely to tighten its grip further over the valley as widespread rain and snow is expected in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday and Saturday, they said.
The maximum temperature in Srinagar dropped to this season’s lowest on Wednesday to 3.2 degrees Celsius, while the minimum was recorded at minus 0.3 on Thursday.
The official said the minimum temperature was minus 6.7 in Leh and minus 10.2 in Kargil, in Pahalgam it was minus 1.6 and in Gulmarg minus 5.2 on Thursday. (Agencies)