SRINAGAR — Due to moisture incursion from Arabian Sea, there is possibility of moderate rain with thunder, lightning and gusty winds over most places of Jammu and Kashmir and few places of Ladakh on May 19 and 20, the Meteorological Department said on Saturday.
“There is also possibility of heavy rain particularly over Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Udhampur, Reasi, Doda, and Ramban districts during May 20,” an official from the local Meteorological Department said.
He said there was also possibility of light rain and thundershower accompanied with lightning and gusty winds and hailstorm at few places of J&K on weekend.
Meanwhile, Srinagar received 1.4mm of rainfall during the last 24 hours while it recorded a low of 9.8°C against 10.6°C normal for this time of the season.
Qazigund recorded a low of 7.0°C which was below normal by 2.2°C. It received 1.6mm of rain during the time.
Pahalgam, the famous tourist resort in South Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.4°C against normal of 5.1°C while it had rainfall of 5.2mm during the time.
Kokernag recorded a low of 6.2°C against normal of 9.3°C while it had 3.6mm of rainfall.
Kupwara received 0.3mm of rain and recorded a low of 7.3°C against 9.6°C normal for this time of the season.
Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, recorded a low of 2.0°C against normal of 5.5°C for this time of the year while it has 1.0mm of rain in the last 24 hours. (GNS)