Isolated rain predicted in Jammu & Kashmir

Isolated rain predicted in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Weather department here on Tuesday forecast isolated rain and thunder in Jammu and Kashmir for the next 24 hours.

A meteorological department official here told GNS that while isolated rain was expected on Wednesday , mainly dry weather was expected in J&K on September 22.

Regarding the minimum temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 12.6°C, same on the previous night. The temperature was 0.7°C above normal for the summer capital during this time of the year, he said.

Qazigund recorded a low of 11.0°C against 9.8°C on the previous night. The temperature was 0.7°C above normal there, he said.

In Pahalgam, he said, the mercury settled at 7.8°C against 8.0°C on the previous night and it was normal for the south Kashmir resort.

Kokernag recorded a low of 11.3°C against 10.7°C the previous night and it was 0.6°C above normal for the place, he said.

World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 9.0°C against 8.0°C on the previous night. It was 1.1°C above normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.

In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at 10.3°C against 9.8°C the previous night, the official said. It was 0.1°C above normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.

Jammu recorded a low of 23.8°C against 22.7°C on the previous night. It was 0.4°C below normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 0.4°C, Batote 16.0°C, Katra 21.6°C and Bhadarwah 14.2°C.  (GNS)

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