SRINAGAR — Rains lashed many parts of Kashmir Valley while minimum temperatures rose amid cloud cover.
An official from meteorological department said that Srinagar received traces of rain while it recorded a low of 10.4°C against 8.9°C on the previous night. It was 1.5°C above normal in the capital.
Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, received 2.0mm of rain during 24 hours and recorded a low of 7.4°C against previous night’s 4.9°C.
Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, received 3.8mm of rain and recorded a low of 5.3°C against 1.4°C on the previous night.
Kokernag received 5.2mm of rain during the time and recorded a low of 5.8°C against previous night’s 4.8°C.
Kupwara in north Kashmir had 0.3mm of rain and recorded a low of 7.7°C against 4.5°C on the previous night.
Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, received 1.6mm recorded a low of 1.4°C against minus 1.0°C on the previous night.
“Fairly widespread light rain is expected in Jammu and Kashmir,” the official said regarding the forecast for next 24 hours.
For subsequent two days, the official said that “widespread light to moderate rain/TS are expected” in Jammu and Kashmir. (GNS)