Jammu & Kashmir

Early morning, late evening showers on Eid in JK: MeT

Muslims offer prayers at historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, Kashmir. [FPK Photo/ Umar Farooq]

Srinagar: Weather department on Wednesday forecast early morning and late evening showers on Eid-ul-Azha days in Jammu and Kashmir.

For next 24 hours, a meteorological department official told GNS that a brief spell of rain/thundershower was likely at scattered places of Jammu and Kashmir towards late afternoon and evening.

“From June 29- 30, partly cloudy weather is expected. Rain likely in the early morning and evening,” he said, adding, “Same weather is expected from July 1-5.”

Regarding the temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 17.8°C against 19.4°C on the previous night.

Qazigund, he said, recorded a low of 17.0°C against 17.0°C on the previous night.

Pahalgam, he said, recorded a low of 12.4°C against 13.0°C on the previous night in the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Kupwara town, he said, the mercury settled at 17.2°C against 17.5°C on the previous night and it was above normal by 2.1°C for the north Kashmir area.

Kokernag recorded a low of 15.8°C against 16.0°C on the previous night and it was 0.7°C above normal for the place, the officials said.

Gulmarg recorded a low of 12.4°C against 11.5°C on previous night in the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, he said.

Jammu recorded a low of 26.6°C against 25.1°C on the previous night in J&K’s winter capital, he said.
Banihal recorded a low of 19.9°C, Batote 18.5°C, Katra 23.6 and Bhaderwah 17.8°.

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