Srinagar, Feb. 17 -- Also, the weatherman issued a yellow warning for isolated heavy rain and snow over higher reaches and disruption of traffic on higher passes from February 18-20.

There are four types of colour codes signifying the level of caution: green which means no action, yellow-situation to be watched, orange-government agencies need to be prepared for severe weather and red -action needed by the agencies.

Quoting a meteorological department official, news agency GNS reported that Srinagar saw an increase by over 4degC, recording a low of 3.0degC against minus 1.6degC on the previous night. It was above normal by 2.0degC for the summer capital of J&K for this time of the year, he said.

Qazigund recorded a minimum of 1.0degC a...