MeT Predicts Rainfall In J&K On Aug 14, 15

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Firdos Ahmad

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir will receive light to moderate rainfall from August 14 bringing some relief from hot weather conditions, a senior Meteorological Department official said Wednesday.

“Light to moderate rainfall will occur in Jammu division on August 14 and 15th, while Kashmir will also received light rains during these two days,” Deputy Director, Meteorological Department, Mukhtar Ahmed told Kashmir Observer Wednesday.

Ahmad further said that his department has not issued any weather warning of landslides of flash floods in wake of the two-day wet spell.

Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature of 18.6 degree Celsius against 18.3 degree Celsius normal for this time of the year, a MeT official said. Jammu recorded a low of 26.5 degree Celsius against the normal of 25.1 degree Celsius for this time of J&K’s winter capital.

He said Pahalgam recorded 12.4 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg, the famous skiing resort in north Kashmir was the coldest place in J&K as it recorded a low temperature of 11.8 degree Celsius against 12.1 degree Celsius normal for the area during this time of the season.

Qazigund recorded a minimum of 14.7 degree Celsius while Kokernag had a low of 13.9 degree Celsius, he said.

Kupwara town recorded a low of 16.3 degrees Celsius against normal of 17.3 degrees Celsius, the official added.


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