Weatherman on Tuesday forecast scattered to fairly widespread light to moderate rain and thunderstorm in Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours.
A meteorological department official told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), that widespread light to moderate rain was expected in the subsequent two days.
In the last 24 hours till 8:30 am, he said, Katra received 14.4mm of rain while other observatory stations recorded no rainfall.
Regarding minimum temperature, the official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 19.5°C against 18.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.1°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 1.7°C above normal there, he said.
In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 14.2°C against 12.8°C on the previous night and it was 2.0°C above normal for the south Kashmir resort.
Kokernag recorded a low of 15.6°C against 15.0°C the previous night and it was 0.5°C below normal for the place, he said.
World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 12.0°C against 10.0°C on the previous night. It was 1.3°C above normal for the north Kashmir place.
Kupwara town saw a low of 16.8°C against 15.3°C on previous night and it is 0.7°C above normal for the place during this time of the season, the official said.
Jammu recorded a low of 26.2°C against 25.3°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 17.2°C, Batote 18.6°C, Katra 23.2°C and Bhadarwah 17.9°C. (GNS)