ulmarg and other higher reaches received fresh snowfall while rains lashed parts of Kashmir Valley, weatherman said on Monday.
A meteorological department official said that the Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir received 10 cms of snow in last 12 hours. Snowfall on higher reaches was also received from other parts of the Valley.
The MeT official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 5.8°C against 7.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.5 degrees Celsius above the normal for this time of the year in Srinagar where traces of rainfall were recorded during the time, the official said.
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Qazigund recorded a low of 4.8°C against 4°C on the previous night while the gateway town of J&K had 1.2mm of rainfall during the time. The mercury settled at 1,4°C at Pahalgam against 3.2°C on the earlier night while the famous health resort had 0.5mm of rainfall during the time.
Meteorological Department officials here, said widespread light to moderate rain with thunderstorm (hail in Jammu region) and snow on higher reaches is expected.