Kashmir valley in grip of freezing cold, Himachal's Shimla enveloped in snow | In pics
Gulmarg tourist resort in north Kashmir continued to reel under extreme cold as the minimum temperature stayed below the freezing point at most places in the valley, officials said on Monday. The resort recorded a low of minus 10 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive night, MET officials said. Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, was the one of the two places to record minimum temperature above freezing point as the minimum settled at 0.2 degrees Celsius on Sunday night, the officials said. Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh's Shimla city received fresh snowfall on Monday morning even as most places in the state are reeling under severe a cold wave.