Rains lash Kashmir, bring down temperature

Incessant rains lashed Kashmir since Saturday evening and brought down temperatures considerably, even the Meteorological department has predicted improvement in weather from Monday.
Rains lash Kashmir, bring down temperature
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Incessant rains lashed Kashmir since Saturday evening and brought down temperatures considerably, even the Meteorological department has predicted improvement in weather from Monday.

MeT officials said rains would continue in most places across Kashmir till Sunday evening while there would be considerable improvement in weather conditions from Monday morning.

An official said there is no possibility of heavy rains during the day, "as per our prediction."

There has been in dip in temperatures due to the rains, he said. Srinagar, he said, recorded 23.9 degree Celsius as its maximum temperature while the minimum settled at 17.5 degree Celsius. The temperature in other parts of Kashmir also remained below normal, he said.

MeT officials said Qazigund recorded a maximum of 25.3 degree Celsius and a minimum of 17.2 degree Celsius. Pahalgam recorded 21.3 degree Celsius day temperature while the night temperature settled at 15.1 degree Celsius there. He said there is a possibility of light rain/thundershowers in Srinagar in next 24 hours. Meanwhile, the incessant rains caused water-logging in several Srinagar areas. These include commercial hub Lal Chowk, Jawahar Nagar, Rambagh, Raj Bagh, Khanyar, Habba Kadal, Nowpora, Bemina, Noorbagh and others.

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