As the weather in Kashmir has changed, with more rains and snowfall on way, people brace up for the coming chilly winters. Recent snowfall damaged orchards in Kashmir, while as the rains have brought a cold wave. In the mountains, more snowfall is expected.
According to an MeT officials there would be some improvement in the weather after Thursday adding that the state had received 83.5 mm rainfall between October 1 and November 7, as against the normal 47.6 mm.
Meanwhile Kargil in Ladakh continues to reel under severe cold as temperature dipped to minus 7 degrees Celsius, while Leh recorded minus 1.4.
The minimum temperature in Srinagar was 5.2, Pahalgam 1.3 and minus 3.0 in Gulmarg.
The winter capital Jammu recorded 15.2 degrees Celsius while Katra was at 11.7, Batote 7.4, Bannihal 0.5 and Bhaderwah 4.2.