Intense cold wave coupled with mist and haze at places continued unabated in J&K and Ladakh on Tuesday.
Pahalgam remained the coldest place, recording a low of minus 3.8°C, a meteorological department official here told GNS.
He said it was 0.5°C below normal for the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Srinagar, he said, recorded a minimum of minus 2.2 against minus 3.4°C which was the coldest so far this season in the summer capital.
The MeT department has already forecast light to moderate snowfall in Kashmir from evening of December 9 to 10.
“A fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect J&K and adjoining areas from December 9. Under the influence of the system, there is a possibility of light snow over plains and lower reaches, light to moderate snow over middle and higher reaches during 9th December (evening) to 10th December (evening) particularly over north, northwestern, central parts of Kashmir and South Kashmir,” the MeT official said, adding, “Light rain was expected at isolated to scattered places of Jammu.”