Another wet spell in Kashmir from 3 Sept: MeT

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On Monday, after the rains lashed Kashmir again, the Meteorological Department (MeT) predicted another wet spell on 3 and 4 September, reported a local newspaper.

The MeT in its fresh weather forecast said: “Light to moderate rain is likely at scattered to fairly widespread places of J&K mainly during September 3 and 4.”

Director MeT, Sonam Lotus said during this period occasional heavy showers were likely at some places in Jammu region. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) weather forecast issued for various states has also predicted rains in parts of J-K from 3 September.

In view of the rain forecast, the MeT has issued an alert saying rains could lead to flash floods and landslides especially along the 270-km Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. Meanwhile, the summer capital Srinagar on Monday recorded 11.2 millimetres rainfall while ski-resort Gulmarg received 17.2 mm rains till 5:30 pm.

 

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