Srinagar is in the Himalayan region of India, with its valley surrounded by mountains on all side, at an elevation of 1,585 m. The city has Jhelum River passing through it. Known as Vyath in Kashmir, Jhelum River deepens in the Dal Lake.
Srinagar as a humid subtropical climate; due to high elevation of the land, it is much cooler than the rest of India. The summers are warm and pleasant while winters are freezing with heavy rainfalls that block the routes. The place receives a good amount of rain, especially during spring season.