White blanket of thick snow covers Jammu & Kashmir as mercury dips to 0.2 degrees

Temperatures in Srinagar, which received the season's third snowfall on Wednesday, dipped to 0.2 degrees Celsius according to the India Meteorological Department website. Heavy snow fell on January 22 across Jammu and Kashmir, cancelling flights to the Himalayan region and forcing the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway to close.