MeT predicts improvement in weather from Thursday evening
Intermittent rains lash valley on Wednesday
Srinagar: Intermittent rains continued to lash Kashmir on Wednesday resulting in dip in temperature in the valley even as the Meteorological Department has predicted an improvement in weather conditions from Thursday evening.
The rains, which began on Tuesday evening, continued intermittently till Wednesday evening. The rains in the Valley led to dip in the temperature, which had begun to rise over the last week.
Deputy Director MeT said that the weather conditions in Kashmir would improve from Thursday evening.
“The light rainfall will continue intermittently till Thursday evening following which there will be improvement in the weather,” he added.
Ahmad said that in plains, the weather would improve from Thursday afternoon while in higher reaches it will start improving from evening.
Meanwhile, an official in Meteorological department informed that Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of 12.0 degrees Celsius on Tuesday night against the normal 8.9 degrees Celsius for this time of the season.
The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir had received 3.9 mm of rain till 8:30 hours, he said.
The official said that Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a temperature of 10.8 degrees Celsius and had a rainfall of 6.8 mm while the mercury in Kokernag town in south Kashmir settled at a low of 9.2 degrees Celsius and it had 8.6 mm of rains during the time.