Rains lash parts of Jammu region, mainly dry weather forecast in Kashmir
Weatherman on Friday forecast mainly dry weather in Kashmir Valley and possibility of light rain at isolated places in Jammu division in next 24 hours.
A meteorological department official here told GNS that there is possibility of very light rain and thunder at isolated places in J&K on Saturday.
He said Jammu had 22.2mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours till 0830 a.m., Katra 1.2mm, and Kathua 27.4mm.
Regarding the minimum temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 14.2°C against 14.0°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.1°C above normal for the summer capital during this time of the year, he said.
Qazigund recorded a low of 12.6°C against 12.8°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.2°C above normal there, he said.
In Pahalgam, he said, the mercury settled at 8.8°C against 8.7°C on the previous night and it was 0.3°C above normal for the south Kashmir resort.
Kokernag recorded a low of 12.6°C against 11.8°C the previous night and it was 0.5°C above normal for the place, he said.
World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 7.8°C against 8.2°C on the previous night. It was 1.2°C below normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.
In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at 11.7°C against 11.0°C the previous night, the official said. It was 0.5°C below normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.
Jammu recorded a low of 20.4°C against 24.5°C on the previous night. It was 2.9°C below normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 15.0°C, Batote 16.7°C, Katra 19.2°C and Bhadarwah 16.8°C. (GNS)