Kashmir valley enveloped in snow, mercury settles below freezing point

Kashmir valley is currently under the grip of the 40-day harshest winter period known as 'Chilla-i-Kalan' which began on December

Updated on Jan 10, 2022 09:07 PM IST 7 Photos

Gulmarg tourist resort in north Kashmir continued to reel under extreme cold as the minimum temperature stayed below the freezing point at most places in the valley, officials said on Monday.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

Gulmarg tourist resort recorded a low of minus 10 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive night, MET officials said.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi )

Pahalgam in south Kashmir Anantnag district recorded a low of minus 2.6 degrees Celsius, officials said.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)


Srinagar was one of the two places to record minimum temperature above freezing point as the minimum settled at 0.2 degrees Celsius on Sunday night, the officials said.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi )

Qazigund, the gateway town to the valley, recorded a minimum of 0.6 degrees Celsius, while the nearby south Kashmir town of Kokernag recorded a low of minus 1.7 degrees Celsius.(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi )