Mainly Dry Weather In Store As Mercury Rises In Jammu and Kashmir

Mainly Dry Weather In Store As Mercury Rises In Jammu and Kashmir


Mainly Dry Weather In Store As Mercury Rises In Jammu and Kashmir


Srinagar, May 09 : Weatherman on Monday forecast mainly dry weather for next 24 hours over Jammu and Kashmir with very light rain/thunderstorm at one or two places on the higher reaches towards afternoon.

A meteorological department official here told GNS that no “large change” was expected in the weather for subsequent two days.  

He said Srinagar recorded a low of 13.7°C against 12.8°C on the previous night. The temperature, he said, was 3.0°C above normal during this time of the year for the summer capital.

Qazigund recorded a low of 11.2°C against 9.4°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.0°C above normal for the gateway town of Kashmir, he said.

Pahalgam which had 2.8mm of rain in last 24 hours till 0830 hours today recorded a minimum of 5.7°C against 6.3°C last night. The temperature was 0.2°C above normal for the famous resort in south Kashmir during this time of the season, he said.

Kokernag recorded a low of 13.0°C against 11.2°C on the previous night. It was 3.8°C above normal during this time of the season for the place in south Kashmir, the official said.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 9.0°C against 7.0°C on the previous night, the official said.

While 5.2°C is normal for the world famous skiing resort during this time of the season, the official said that the temperature was 3.8°C above normal for the place in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. 

Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 12.3°C against 10.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 3.0°C above normal for the district, the official told Global News Service.

Jammu recorded a low of 26.1°C against 23.7°C on the previous night, the official said. The temperature was 3.1°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 12.4°C, Batote 14.5°C and Bhaderwah 11.2°C, the official added. (GNS)

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