Jammu & Kashmir

MeT forecasts light rain in 24 hours in JK

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A father-daughter duo walks amid rainfall in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar Weather department on Saturday forecast scattered light to moderate rain and thunders over Jammu and Kashmir in the next 24 hours and mainly dry weather thereafter for the subsequent two days.

A meteorological department official said that several parts of Jammu and Kashmir received very light rainfall.

Regarding the minimum temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 16.2°C against 14.2°C on the previous night. The temperature was 3.0°C above normal for the summer capital during this time of the year, he said.

Qazigund recorded a low of 13.2°C against 12.6°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.8°C above normal there, he said.

In Pahalgam, he said, the mercury settled at 9.1°C against 8.8°C on the previous night and it was 0.6°C above normal for the south Kashmir resort.

Kokernag recorded a low of 12.7°C against 12.6°C the previous night and it was 0.9°C above normal for the place, he said.

World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 8.5°C against 7.8°C on the previous night. It was 0.5°C below normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.

In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at 12.8°C against 11.7°C the previous night, the official said. It was 1.6°C below normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.

Jammu recorded a low of 23.5°C against 20.4°C on the previous night. It was 0.2°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 15.6°C, Batote 16.2°C, Katra 21.7°C and Bhadarwah 15.0°C.

 

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