MeT predicts widespread light rains in Kashmir

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Srinagar: While Jammu received showers at isolated places on Tuesday night, the Meteorological Department predicted widespread light rains in Kashmir during the next 24 hours.

“There were showers at various places in Jammu during the past 24 hours,” MeT officials said here.

They said there were likely chances of widespread light to moderate rain and thundershowers over Kashmir and isolated showers in Jammu in the next 24 hours.

“For the next two subsequent days we expect scattered light to moderate rain and thunderstorms in J&K,” the MeT officials said.

They said that in the last 24 hours till 8:30 am, Kathua received the highest rainfall in J&K recording 43.6 mm followed by Batote with 26 mm, Gulmarg 19.6 mm, Jammu 14.2 mm, Katra 6.2 mm, Pahalgam 5.4 mm, Kokernag 4.4 mm, Banihal 4.1 mm, Qazigund 3.4 mm, Srinagar 0.8 mm, and Kupwara 0.6 mm.

The MeT official said that Srinagar recorded a low of 19.6 degrees Celsius against 20.6 degrees Celsius the previous night, 1.5 degrees Celsius above normal.

Qazigund recorded a low of 18 degrees Celsius against 18.2 degrees Celsius the previous night, 1.7 degrees Celsius above normal.

In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 14.2 degrees Celsius against 17.2 degrees Celsius the previous night, 1.2 degrees Celsius above normal.

Kokernag recorded a low of 17.2 degrees Celsius against 18.7 degrees Celsius the previous night, 1.4 degrees Celsius above normal.

The ski resort of Gulmarg in Baramulla recorded a low of 10.6 degrees Celsius against 12.8 degrees Celsius the previous night, 1.5 degrees Celsius below normal.

Kupwara town saw a low of 18.6 degrees Celsius against 19.6 degrees Celsius the previous night, 2 degrees Celsius above normal.

Jammu recorded a low of 23.9 degrees Celsius against 22.1 degrees Celsius the previous night, 0.9 degrees Celsius below normal.

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