Srinagar, Dec 13: North India is reeling under a cold wave now as there has been a heavy snowfall ion the hills of many Northern states. Because of this there is a shivering col on the plains also.
Minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region remained below freezing point on Wednesday as the ski resort of Gulmarg recorded the coldest temperature at minus 9.8.
Snow clearance work has been underway on Mughal Road that connects Poonch and Shopian districts in Jammu & Kashmir.
The weather office has forecast rain in the plains and snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir till Thursday.
Leh recorded a minimum temperature of minus 6.5 and Kargil was at minus 5.8 degrees Celsius.
Srinagar was at minus 0.7, Pahalgam at minus 2.1, Jammu recorded 8.8, Katra 8.2, Batote 1.1, Bannihal 0.6, Bhaderwah 0.4 and Udhampur was at 8.0 degrees Celsius, the Met said.
News24Bureau with Agencies