The night temperatures across the Kashmir valley and the Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir remained below the freezing point Thursday. The weather office has forecast the cold would intensify here.
"The minimum temperature was minus 1.8 degrees celsius in Srinagar, minus 3.6 in Pahalgam, and minus 0.8 in Gulmarg in the Kashmir valley on Thursday," the weather office said.
The minimum temprature fell to minus 10.0 in Leh and to minus 5.4 in Kargil town of Ladakh district today.
"In Jammu region, the minimum temperature recorded today was 10.7 degrees," an official of the weather department told.
The official also said the weather is expected to be dry and cold during the next 48 hours, which means the night temperatures would fall further.
"The present cold wave conditions are likely to intensity further during the next 48 hours in the valley because of clear night skies," the official said.