MeT forecasts scattered light to moderate rain in J&K

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Srinagar, Aug 6 Weatherman on Saturday forecast scattered light to moderate rains and thunderstorm in Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours.

 

A meteorological department official also predicted similar weather for the subsequent two days.

 

Regarding minimum temperature, he said, there was a slight drop in mercury at most places in Kashmir and Jammu division.

 

Srinagar, he said, recorded a low of 19.7°C against 20.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 0.7°C above normal during this time of the year for the summer capital.

 

Qazigund recorded a low of 18.2°C against 18.3°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.4°C above normal there, he told GNS.

 

In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 14.8°C same as on the previous night and it was 1.4°C above normal for the south Kashmir resort.

 

Kokernag recorded a low of 18.1°C against 17.1°C on the previous night and it was 2.0°C above normal for the place, he said.

 

World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 11.2°C against 12.0°C on the previous night. However it was 1.1°C ‘below’ normal for the north Kashmir place.

 

Kupwara town saw a low of 16.7°C against 16.5°C on previous night and it was 0.7°C below normal for the place during this time of the season, the official told Global News Service.

 

After rains with 21.0mm in the last 24 hours till 0830 hours today, Jammu recorded a low of 24.8°C against 23.3°C on the previous night. It was normal normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.

 

Banihal recorded a low of 18.6°C, Batote 18.3°C, Katra 22.2°C, Bhadarwa and Kathua 23.4°C. (GNS)