Pir Panjal Range in Jammu & Kashmir experienced heavy snowfall this morning, Mughal road closed.

It’s snow time in Kashmir.

SRINAGAR: It’s snow time in Kashmir. The Pir Panjal Range, part of the Inner Himalayas, experienced heavy snowfall on Saturday morning, with temperatures dipping to below zero levels.

As a result of the heavy snowfall, Mughal road closed down.

Pir Panjal Range in Jammu & Kashmir experienced heavy snowfall this morning, Mughal road closed

On Friday, the parts of Gulmarg in north Kashmir along with Leh and Kargil towns in Ladakh region recorded the season’s coldest night.

Leh town was the coldest in the state with the mercury there settling at minus 6.9 degrees Celsius.

Gulmarg and Kargil recorded a low of (minus) -5.6 degrees Celsius, a Meteorological Department official said here.

Gulmarg was the coldest place in the Valley and the second coldest in Jammu and Kashmir along with Kargil, an official from the Meteorological Department.

Night temperatures at all other places in Kashmir division stayed above the freezing point last night.

The MeT Department has forecast light rainfall or snow at isolated places in the state until tomorrow, following which the weather is likely to remain largely dry for a few days.

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