Rains lash Jammu
SYED AMJAD SHAH
Jammu, June 22: Heavy to light rains lashed Jammu city and its outskirts, Tuesday evening, bringing much relief to the people from soaring temperature being experienced from last four days.
Gusty winds started blowing across Jammu this evening and the sky became cloudy resulting into heavy to light downpour that continued for about an hour.
The marginal rainfall after a long lull gave respite to the people, who were facing the sizzling heat conditions started since over a week.
The Met officials said the locally developed clouds caused sudden rainfall due to which, the temperature took a dip giving respite to the people.
“Usually rain fall occurs in Jammu due to western disturbance but today rain lashed the city and its outskirts due to locally developed clouds,” the officials said, adding “It was unpredictable.”
Earlier, in the morning the day begin with clear sky with temperature intensifying till noon to 43.4 degree Celsius. But as the dusk starts to fall in the eastward winds started blowing across the city that helped in accumulation of dense clouds.
Since the atmosphere had sufficient moisture, the low pressure was developed in the mountains paving way for the unexpected rains, the met officials said, while predicting more light showers on June 24, and 25. They, however, ruled out pre-monsoon showers in the state.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 Jun 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 Jun 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 23 Jun 2010 00:00:00 IST
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