No forecast for major rain or snow in Kashmir for next two weeks: MeT

SRINAGAR: The weatherman on Tuesday said that there is no forecast for any major rain or snow for the next two weeks in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

“Weather will be dry and mainly clear in both J&K and Ladakh till October 17th. There’s no forecast of any major rain/snow for the next two weeks,” a meteorological department official said here.

Srinagar received rainfall 3.8mm of rain in 24 hours till 0830 hours while the minimum temperature settled at 10.2°C against 7.3°C normal in the summer capital of J&K, the official told GNS.

Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, had 8mm of rain and recorded a minimum of 9.8°C, the official said.
Pahalgam received 0.6mm of rain during the time even as the famous resort in south Kashmir recorded a low of 3.8°C, he said.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, had 4.8mm of rain and recorded a minimum of 6.2°C, the official said.
Kupwara had 6.8mm of rain while the north Kashmir district recorded a low 6.8°C on the previous night, the official said.

Gulmarg, the world-famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, also received rain of 4 mm and recorded a minimum of 1.5°C which is minus 3.2 below normal, the official said. Drass area of Ladakh was the coldest place, recording a low of -2.3°C.

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