Mercury dips across Valley; Leh coldest at minus 16.4 deg C

The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir experienced the coldest night of this winter as the minimum temperature in the Valley and Ladakh region slipped further below the freezing point.

Season's first snowfall eludes Kashmir Valley's plains

Belying high hopes, the Kashmir Valley's plains did not get the much-awaited snowfall Thursday although there has been some in the higher reaches.

Kargil freezes at minus 17.2 deg C; coldest in J&K

 Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, continued to be the coldest recorded place in the state registering the lowest temperature of the season, with Mercury remaining several degrees below the freezing point elsewhere, a MeT department official said.

Cold wave returns in north India, Gulmarg witnesses fresh spell of snowfall

Cold wave was back in vast swathes of north India on Monday bringing down minimum temperatures after two days of relief provided by rain.

Tourists throng Gulmarg for New Year bash

Hundreds of tourists and locals thronged the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg, in north Kashmir, for the New Year celebrations, but the dry weather played a dampener and disappointed many revelers.

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir

Night temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir continued their free fall on Thursday as the prevailing cold wave conditions intensified in the Valley.

Cold wave continues in Kashmir

The cold wave continued across Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as night temperatures remained below the freezing point in the Valley and the Ladakh region.

Valley freezes, Jammu shivers

Cold wave continued across Jammu and Kashmir on Friday as night temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point in the Valley. Also, Jammu city recorded the season's lowest temperature.

North India shivers with extreme cold; several flights, trains delayed

Cold wave conditions prevailed in North India with heavy snowfall continued in higher reaches leading to chilly conditions.

Kashmir shivers due to cold wave

The night temperatures across Kashmir remained several notches below the freezing point on Friday as the weather office said the present cold wave conditions in the region will continue till Sunday.

Cold wave sweeps Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 15

Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Kashmir on Thursday as Leh town recorded the season's coldest night at minus 14.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

Khyber Himalayan resort brings accolades to Gulmarg
Khyber Himalayan resort brings accolades to Gulmarg

When a five-star luxury hotel threw open its doors to guests in this north Kashmir tourist destination in December 2012, many said Gulmarg did not have the inflow to sustain a high-end luxury facility like the Khyber Himalayan Resort.

J&K polls: 166 candidates file nomination for third phase

A total of 166 candidates have filed their nomination papers for 16 constituencies that will go to polls on December 9 in the third phase of the Assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir.

Light snowfall expected in higher reaches of Kashmir

The higher reaches of Kashmir Valley may experience light snowfall on Thursday even as the night temperature continued to dip in Srinagar which recorded the season's coldest night so far.

Kashmir Valley freezes

The mercury dropped several notches below zero in the Ladakh region while the night was freezing in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar.

In Srinagar, mercury drops to below freezing point

The minimum temperature overnight dropped below the freezing point, recording at minus 0.2 degree Celsius, for the first time this season here.

Srinagar records season's lowest temperature

Srinagar: Snowfall in the mountains caused sharp fall in temperatures in the Kashmir Valley Monday, the night temperature dropping to 2.7 degrees Celsius in this city - the lowest so far this season.

Unseasonal snowfall disrupts life in Kashmir Valley

Unseasonal heavy snowfall paralyzed life in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday. The strategic Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed, educational institutions were shut and the state civil services exam was postponed.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after snowfall, landslides

Fresh snowfall and landslides Monday forced closure of the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway.

Cold conditions continue unabated in Kashmir

Overnight rains lashed many areas of Kashmir including summer capital Srinagar, even as the cold wave tightened its grip with the minimum temperatures dipping in most parts of the Valley.