All weather stations in the Valley recorded sub-zero night temperatures several degrees below the normal for this part of the season, the officials said.
The separatists, under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership on Tuesday called for a strike for today against the killing of Bukhari and also civilians allegedly in security forces firing.
Separatists have called for a general strike in protest against the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari by unidentified gunmen and civilians in security force action.
Ally BJP slams Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti's call for ceasefire; says government 'soft' on stone pelters
The BJP spokespersons described the situation in the Kashmir Valley as very serious and said the soft policy of the Mehbooba Mufti government was responsible for it.
NIA crackdown on terror funding in Valley plays spoilsport for terrorists: Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Lauding the work of the probe agency for proving its credibility in the last eight-and-half years since its formation in 2008, Singh said the conviction rate of the agency was over 90 percent.
Although broadband Internet services on landlines were functional, the speed has been choked to prevent uploading of videos and large images.
A civilian was killed and at least 30 people were today injured in violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Kashmir Valley following the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants.
Pakistani-backed separatists have reportedly told traders and local community to garner support to their ‘cause’ for this year also.