Moreover, water bodies situated in the region such as Dal Lake have already frozen and the locals lit small fires each day around the water taps to melt the deposited snow.
According to the weather experts, the snowfall around this time provides relief from the intense cold but the phenomena has not occurred this time unlike last seasons when the region experienced early snowfall. The open skies with no cloud cover have made the conditions worse as it reduces the chances of any kind of downpour.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum and maximum temperature in Srinagar will be hovering around 0 and 6 Degree Celsius respectively.
The other northern states of the country such as Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi have also come under the grip of cold air due to the flowing of the dry north-westerlies above them. Because of this, the temperature has also dropped further over the parts of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and the National Capital Region (NCR).