Strong Intensity’ Wet Spell From Oct 23: MeT

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Srinagar: The meteorological department on Monday predicted another spell of “stronger intensity” rains and snow from October 23 across Jammu and Kashmir.

“As expected, light to moderate rain occurred at most places in plains of J&K and moderate snow over higher reaches of both regions,” a MeT dept official said.

Regarding the forecast, he said, there was a possibility of light rain/snow at isolated places of Kashmir on Tuesday. “The weather will be mainly dry from 20th till 22nd,” the official said, adding, “another spell of stronger intensity is likely during October 23-25th.”

Meanwhile, Srinagar received rainfall of 14.8mm in 24 hours till 0830 hours while minimum temperature settled at 11.0 degree Celsius against 11.3 degree Celsius on previous night, the official said.

Qazigund had 14.8mm of rain and recorded minimum of 10.6 degree Celsius, the official said.
Pahalgam received 11.8mm of rain during the time even as the famous resort in south Kashmir recorded a low of 8.5 degree Celsius, he said.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, had 13.0mm of rain and recorded a minimum of 9.8 degree Celsius, the official said.

Kupwara had 13.2mm of rain while the north Kashmir town recorded a low 8.3 degree Celsius on the previous night, the official said.

Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, also received rain of 33.2mm and recorded a minimum of 2.6 degree Celsius, the official said.

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