SRINAGAR: Even as Monday remained the season’s hottest day, coinciding with the first day of the holy fast, fasting Muslims in Kashmir breathed easy as they broke fast amidst misty winds and light showers. Weatherman, however, has said the rains may not bring down the temperatures, which the experts say are running at least two degrees above normal for this time of the year.
Srinagar on Monday recorded 32.6 °C temperature with the night temperatures recorded as 19.2. The state metrological department has stated that there is a possibility of light rain, thundershower in Srinagar with the maximum and minimum temperatures will be round 32°C and 19°C respectively.
In Jammu region there will be Rain at some places and the maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 36°C and 27°C respectively.
According to MET office reports, Kashmir valley witnessed much increase in the temperatures during the last few days with Sundays temperature recorded as 31.6 degrees Celcius. In Jammu, the temperatures on Sunday were recorded as 33.7 degrees Celcius. The people of the region from the last several days are witnessing unabated increase in the temperatures. In Leh, the temperature remained 28. 2 on Monday. The state metrological department Monday maintained during the last 24 hours there is a possibility of light rain and thundershowers.
Maximum and Minimum temperatures will be around 30°C and 15°C respectively in Srinagar. In Jammu, the weather department predicted rain and thundershowers. Maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 37°C and 29°C respectively. Ladakh will be partly cloudy sky. Maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 25°C and 11°C respectively.