MeT Forecasts Widespread Rains From August 15 To 19 In J&K
Srinagar, Aug 13 (GNS): Weatherman on Saturday forecast widespread rains for several from August 15 in Jammu and Kashmir.
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According to forecast issued by the meteorological department for seven days, isolated light rain has been forecast for next 48 hours and widespread rain with possibility of 76-100% till August 19.
Regarding minimum temperature, a meteorological department official here told GNS that Srinagar recorded a low of 18.9°C against 19.5°C on the previous night. However, he said, the temperature was 0.6°C above normal during this time of the year for the summer capital.
Qazigund recorded a low of 16.6°C against 19.2°C on the previous night. The temperature was 0.1°C above normal there, he told GNS.
In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 12.2°C against 16.7°C on the previous night and it was 0.8°C below normal for the south Kashmir resort.
Kokernag recorded a low of 17.0°C against 17.5°C on the previous night and it was 1.2°C above normal for the place, he said.
World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 11.0°C against 12.0°C on the previous night. It was 1.1°C below normal for the north Kashmir place.
Kupwara town saw a low of 15.8°C against 16.6°C on previous night and it was 1.5°C below normal for the place during this time of the season, the official told Global News Service.
Jammu recorded a low of 26.7 against 24.1°C on the previous night. It was 1.6°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.
Banihal recorded a low of 16.2°C, Batote 17.4°C, Katra 23.9°C, Bhadarwah 15.9°C and Kathua 25.2°C. (GNS)