Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reeled under intense cold weather as minimum temperature dipped further across the state on Thursday.
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The maximum temperature in Srinagar will hover around 4.1 degrees Celsius, the official said.
Minimum temperatures also plunged below the freezing point in tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
The minimum temperature recorded at Pahalgam was minus 8.5 degrees compared to Wednesday’s minus 6.3 degrees Celsiusy.
Kashmir is passing through 40-day period of harshest winter season known as “Chillai-Kalan”, which began on Monday.
In Ladakh capital Leh, the minimum temperature dropped to minus 12.9 degrees.