Jammu and Kashmir got the much needed respite from the intense cold condition prevailing in the state since last week as the sun shone brightly on Thursday.
Srinagar, the summer capital of the state, recorded a low of 0.2 degrees Celsius, which is two degree above normal, the MET office said.
Pahalgam and Kokernag in south Kashmir experienced warmer nights with minimum temperature of minus 3.2 and minus 1.2 degree Celsius, which were far above normal. The normal temperature in the hill resort of Pahalgam during this period is minus 10 C.
The night temperature also showed upward trend in Jammu region as the city recorded a low of 9.1 degrees Celsius followed by Katra (8.6), Batote (5.0), Bhaderwah (2.7) and Banihal (0.4).