Weatherman on Wednesday forecast light to moderate rain and thunderstorm in Jammu and Kashmir for two days.
“Light to moderate rain/thunderstorm at many places of Jammu and Kashmir,” a meteorological department official told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), about the forecast, adding, “Same weather likely to continue for next 1-2 days.”
He said that during the last 24 hours till 8:30 am today, 3.6 mm of rainfall was recorded in Kupwara, 0.5mm in Gulmarg and 2.1 mm in Bhaderwah while Jammu had traces.
Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded a low of 18.8°C against 18.7°C on the previous night. The temperature was 0.7°C above normal during this time of the year for the summer capital, he said .
Qazigund recorded a low of 17.2°C against 16.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 0.7°C above normal for the gateway town of Kashmir, he said.
In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 12.8°C same as on the previous night and it was 0.8°C above normal for the south Kashmir resort. Kokernag recorded a low of 16.6°C against 15.5°C last night and it was 0.7°C above normal for the place, he told GNS.
World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 11.5°C against 10.5°C and it was 0.3°C below normal for the place. Kupwara town saw a low of 16.1°C against 17.1°C on previous night and it was 0.3°C ‘below’ usual for this time of the season, the official said.
Jammu recorded a low of 27.2°C, 2.4°C above normal for J-K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 18.4°C, Batote 19.7°C, Katra 23.8°C while Bhadarwah had a minimum of 20.1°C, the official added. (GNS)