Srinagar- Amid forecast for mainly dry weather, minimum temperature increased at most places in J&K in Tuesday.
Quoting a meteorological department official, news agency GNS reported that mainly dry weather is expected till July14. However, he said, brief spell of rain and thunderstorm at isolated places “can’t be ruled out (>70% chance)”. Intermittent light to moderate rain has been predicted at many places of J&K with chances upto 70% from July 15-24.
Regarding the minimum temperature today, the MeT official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 16.4°C against 17.2°C on the previous night and it was 1.7°C below normal for the summer capital.
Qazigund, he said, recorded a low of 16.0°C against 14.5°C on the previous night and it was 0.5°C below normal for the gateway town of the Kashmir Valley.
Pahalgam, he said, recorded a low of 10.7°C against 10.3°C on the previous night and it was below normal by 1.3°C for the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
In Kupwara town, he said, the mercury settled at 15.1°C against 15.2°C on the previous night and it was below normal by 1.3°C for the north Kashmir area.
Kokernag recorded a low of 15.3°C against 14.2°C on the previous night and it was 0.6°C below normal for the place, the officials said.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 9.8°C against 9.0°C on previous night and it was 2.0°C below normal for the popular skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, he said.
Jammu recorded a low of 25.1°C against 23.8°C on the previous night and it was 1.2°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.
Banihal recorded a low of 16.1°C, Batote 17.6°C, Katra 22.7°C and Bhaderwah 15.4°C, the official said.
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