Qazigund in south Kashmir recorded a low of minus 5.9 degrees Celsius while, the nearby Kokernag town registered a low of minus 4.2 degrees Celsius on Sunday night.
The mercury in Kupwara town in north Kashmir settled at a low of minus 5.4 degrees Celsius, the official said.
Gulmarg ski-resort in north Kashmir recorded a low of minus 12.0 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam witnessed the coldest night of the season at a low of minus 14.6 degrees Celsius, the official said, adding it was also the coldest January night in Pahalgam in the last five years.
Kashmir is currently under the grip of 'Chillai-Kalan' the 40-day harshest period of winter when the chances of snowfall are most frequent and maximum and the minimum temperatures drop considerably.
'Chillai-Kalan' ends on January 31, but the cold wave continues even after that in Kashmir. The 40-day period is followed by a 20-day-long 'Chillai-Khurd' (small cold) and a 10-day-long 'Chillai-Bachha' (baby cold).
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