Showers bring respite from heat
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Aug 3: While Kashmir has been sweltering in an extreme heat wave for over a month, respiting showers Friday evening lashed the Valley, bringing respite to the people. The local MeT office had, however, predicted rainfall on Monday.
The change in weather has come as good news for fruit growers in view of the continuing dry spell for more than a month.
Ahead of Iftar, rainfall lashed valley at about 7: 15 pm. Reports said heavy rains lashed the high and low altitude areas. Almost all the places in the valley received rainfall as people had already had a premonition of it, they said. The clouds were hovering around all day in the skies.
The rainfall was reported from different parts of south and north Kashmir including Islamabad (Anantnag), Baramulla and Kupwara.
The Director Metrological Department, Sonam Lotus said the current weather conditions were not in their control. “In summer it becomes difficult to predict. In fact the present weather is not in our control. Let us admit that,” he said.
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