According to the weather department, there is a forecast of a “brief spell” of rain and thunderstorms in some areas of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, during the late afternoon or evening.
A meteorological department official stated that there is an expectation of light to moderate rain and thunderstorms at scattered places on July 7.
Furthermore, on July 8-9, intermittent light to moderate rain is likely to occur in many parts of Jammu and Kashmir. Additionally, some places in the plains of the Jammu region may experience moderate to heavy rain during the morning hours.
Regarding the minimum temperature today, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 17.8°C against 17.3°C on the previous night and it was 0.7°C above normal for the summer capital.
Qazigund, he said, recorded a low of 16.0°C against 17.0°C on the previous night and it was 0.5°C above normal for the gateway town of the Kashmir Valley.
Pahalgam, he said, recorded a low of 12.8°C against 11.6°C on the previous night and it was above normal by 2.0°C for the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Kupwara town, he said, the mercury settled at 15.6°C against 15.4°C on the previous night and it was above normal by 0.1°C for the north Kashmir area.
Kokernag recorded a low of 15.6°C against 16.3°C on the previous night and it was 0.7°C above normal for the place, the officials said.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 10.8°C against 9.4°C on previous night and it was 1.0°C below normal for the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, he said.
Jammu recorded a low of 24.5°C against 22.8°C on the previous night and it was 1.2°C below normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.
Banihal recorded a low of 16.1°C (1.0°C below normal), Batote 17.2°C (0.5°C below normal), Katra 22.6°C(above normal by 0.5°C) and Bhaderwah 17.0° (0.8°C below normal), the official added.