Met Forecast Light Afternoon Showers In Kashmir

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Srinagar: Weatherman has forecast very light rain or thundershowers in Kashmir and Pirpanjal range towards afternoon in next few days, officials said on Wednesday.

“While main dry weather is expected, there is possibility of isolated very light rain/thundershowers in Kashmir and Pirpanjal range towards late afternoon in the next few days,” a meteorological department official said.

He said Srinagar recorded a low of 10.2 degree Celsius against 9.0 degree Celsius on the previous night. The temperature was 0.9 degree Celsius above normal for this time of the season in the summer capital of J&K, he said.

Qazigund recorded a low of 7.7 degree Celsius against previous night’s 6.6 degree Celsius which was below normal by 0.1 degree Celsius, the official said.

Mercury settled at 4.9 degree Celsius against 4.0 degree Celsius on the previous night in Pahalgam. The temperature was above normal by 0.5 degree Celsius during this time of the season in the famous tourist resort in South Kashmir, he said.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 7.6 degree Celsius against normal of 7.2 degree Celsius and last night’s 7.2 degree Celsius, the official said.

Kupwara recorded a low of 5.5 degree Celsius against 5.1 degree Celsius on the previous night which is below normal by 2.3 degree Celsius for this time of the season in north Kashmir district, the official said.

Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.0 degree Celsius against 4.0 degree Celsius on the previous night, the official said.  It was 0.8 degree Celsius below normal in the resort, the official added. (GNS)

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