MeT forecasts isolated to scattered light rain in J&K
Srinagar: The weatherman on Wednesday forecast isolated to scattered light rain and thunder over Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours.
A meteorological department official here said that isolated “very light rain” was likely on September 29 and mainly dry weather thereafter.
As regards the mercury, he said that Srinagar recorded a low of 12.8°C against 11.6°C on the previous night. The temperature was 3.5°C above normal for the summer capital during this time of the year, he said.
Qazigund recorded a low of 10.4°C against 9.4°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.5°C above normal there, he said.
In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 6.8°C, same as on the previous night and it was 1.8°C above normal for the south Kashmir resort, he said.
Kokernag recorded a low of 11.0°C against 10.7°C the previous night and it was 2.6°C below normal for the place, he said.
World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 7.0°C against 6.0°C on the previous night. It was 0.4°C above normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.
In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at 11.0°C against 10.0°C on the previous night, the official said. It was 3.0°C above normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.
Jammu recorded a low of 22.8°C against 22.0°C on the previous night. It was 1.4°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 11.4°C, Batote 14.2°C, Katra 20.3°C and Bhadarwah 12.4°C. (GNS)