Srinagar: Weatherman has forecast very light rain and thundershowers in Kashmir and Pirpanjal range towards afternoon, officials said on Wednesday.
“While main dry weather is expected, there is a possibility of isolated very light rain/thundershowers in Kashmir and Pirpanjal range towards late afternoon,” a meteorological department official said.
He said Srinagar recorded a low of 10.2°C against 9.0°C on the previous night.
The temperature was 0.9°C above normal for this time of the season in the summer capital of J-K, he said.
Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 7.7°C against previous night’s 6.6 which was below normal by 0.1°C, the official said.
Mercury settled at 4.9°C against 4.0°C on the previous night in Pahalgam. The temperature was above normal by 0.5°C during this time of the season in the famous tourist resort in South Kashmir, he said.
Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 7.6°C against normal of 7.2°C and last night’s 7.2°C, the official said.
Kupwara recorded a low of 5.5°C against 5.1°C on the previous night which is below normal by 2.3°C for this time of the season in north Kashmir district, the official said.
Gulmarg, the world-famous skiing resort in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.0°C against 4.0°C on the previous night, the official said. It was 0.8°C below normal in the resort, the official added. (GNS)