Srinagar, Nov 20: Cold wave conditions intensified as night temperatures plummeted in most parts of Kashmir amid foggy morning, disrupting normal activities today.
The Meteorological Department forecast the weather to remain dry over Kashmir with morning fog at isolated places over the plains of Kashmir division during the next 24 hours.
Cold wintry conditions prevailed in Kashmir, and the dry weather and cloudy sky in Srinagar, coupled with haze and fog engulfed at many places and affected the visibility in the area this morning.
The commuters had to move their vehicles on many roads in Srinagar, including the National Highway, Boulevard Road, while keeping on the headlights amid dim visibility due to thick fog.
The minimum temperature in Srinagar was recorded at -0.8 degree Celsius on Monday, against 1.6 degree Celsius recorded the previous night. However, there was a slight improvement in the maximum temperature recorded at 14.5 degree Celsius against 12.6 degree Celsius on Sunday.
Qazigund recorded a minimum of -0.4 degree Celsius against 1.8 degree Celsius recorded the previous night.
Pahalgam remained the coldest place, with the minimum temperature further dipping to -2.6 degree Celsius against -2.0 degree Celsius recorded a day ago.
Kupwara recorded a low of -0.8 degree Celsius against 1.2 degree Celsius recorded the previous night, and Kokernag had a low of 1.2 degree Celsius against 1.8 degree Celsius recorded a day ago.
The ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir recorded a low of -1.2 degree Celsius on Monday, against 1.0 degree Celsius recorded a day ago.