Srinagar, Jan. 7 -- The minimum temperature across Kashmir rose by several degrees, comforting people from the intense cold ahead of a possible wet weather spell that may last a few days beginning Saturday, the weather department said.

Srinagar recorded a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius on Friday night - up by over four degrees from minus 5.5 degrees the night before, officials said.

Qazigund, the gateway to the Valley, registered a minimum of minus 1.6 degrees Celsius, while Kupwara, a frontier district, recorded a minimum of minus 1.8 degrees.

Kokernag in south Kashmir recorded a low of minus 1.4 degrees, the officials said.

The tourist resort town of Pahalgam in Anantnag district registered a low of minus 2.8 degrees Celsius - up ...