As Kashmir valley braces for season’s first major snowfall, the minimum temperature recorded an increase with mercury settling above sub-zero level at most places barring Gulmarg and Pahalgam on Wednesday.
A meteorological department official here told that higher reaches also received fresh snowfall with Gulmarg receiving 6 cms of it in the 24 hours till 0830 hours today, .
He said Srinagar, Pahalgam and Kupwara received light rainfall of 0.3mm, 1.1mm and 3.6mm respectively during the time.
Meanwhile, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 3.5°C against last night’s 1.8°C.
Today’s minimum temperature was 5.6°C above normal for the summer capital, he said.