Weather to remain mainly dry for next one week in J&K: MeT

Srinagar: Weatherman on Monday forecast “mainly dry weather” with very little possibility of a brief spell of light rain at isolated places during one week in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Weather remained dry in whole Kashmir and same weather is likely to continue for next one week,” a Metrological department official said. However, he said, a brief spell of rain at isolated places cannot be ruled out “although chances are low”.

“There’s no forecast of any significant weather in coming days,” he said.

As regards the Jammu division, he said there is the possibility of light to moderate rain with thunderstorms at scattered places. “Weather is likely to remain mainly dry. However, a brief spell of light rain at isolated places can’t be ruled out, although chances are low,” he added.

Meanwhile, the meteorological department official told Srinagar recorded a low of 14.8 degrees Celsius against a normal of 10.4 degrees Celsius for this time of the season.

He said Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a minimum of 12.3 degrees Celsius against 12.3 degrees Celsius.

Pahalgam, the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, witnessed a low of 11.5 degrees Celsius.

Kokernag had a low of 11.7 degrees Celsius against the normal of 9.6 degrees Celsius, the official said.

Northern Kashmir’s Kupwara town recorded a minimum of 13.1 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg, the world-famous skiing resort in Baramulla district had a low of 9.0 degrees Celsius.

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