Srinagar coldest in 25 years, Dal Lake freezes
Srinagar recorded the coldest night in 25 years. The minimum temperature dropped to minus 8.4 degrees. Parts of Dal Lake were frozen on Thursday due to the chill and people have been advised not to walk on the frozen lake. Kashmir remains in the grip of Chillai Kalan, the 40 days of harsh winter spell that will end on January 31.
A resident of Kashmir said that people are facing difficulties with temperature dipping below zero degrees. However, tourists from various parts of India are enjoying the coldest winter in Kashmir.