SRINAGAR: Mainly dry and hot weather has been forecast over Jammu and Kashmir until May 10.

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G20 delegates take a ride on shikaras, at Dal Lake in Srinagar, Monday, May 22, 2023. They arrived the city for the third tourism working group meeting of the G20 countries

“The forecast predicts mainly dry and hot weather in Jammu and Kashmir,” stated the meteorological department. However, the MeT department also mentioned that thundershower activity during the afternoon cannot be ruled out in a few places until May 10.

On May 11, partly to generally cloudy weather with light rain and thunder is expected at a few places.

For May 12, generally cloudy weather with light rain/snow over higher reaches has been predicted at many places with thunder activity at a few places.

On May 13, partly to generally cloudy weather is expected with light rain at a few places.

Regarding temperatures, a MeT spokesperson said that Srinagar recorded a low of 10.5°C, slightly lower than the previous night’s 11.2°C, which is 0.2°C below normal for this time of year in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.

Qazigund recorded a minimum of 9.0°C, the same as the previous night, which is 0.2°C below normal for the gateway town of Kashmir.

Pahalgam recorded a low of 5.8°C, slightly higher than the previous night’s 5.4°C, which is 0.3°C above normal for the famous resort in south Kashmir.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a minimum of 10.3°C, up from 9.7°C, which is 1.1°C above normal.

Kupwara town recorded a minimum of 8.6°C, slightly up from 8.0°C, which is 0.7°C below normal.

Gulmarg recorded a minimum of 7.6°C, higher than the previous night’s 5.2°C, which is 2.4°C above normal for the world-famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Jammu recorded a low of 22.1°C, slightly up from 21.3°C, which is 0.9°C below normal for the winter capital of J&K. Banihal recorded a low of 11.8°C, Batote 15.0°C, and Bhaderwah 11.6°C. (GNS)


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