The meteorological department of Kashmir on Thursday predicted heavy rainfall from next 72 hours, all over the state.
An official said that Kashmir may witness light to intense rainfall between Thursday and Saturday while rainfall at scattered locations is expected today. The MeT official warned that heavy rainfall was expected at places in the Valley and Jammu division during this period.
“In Srinagar city, where the day temperature had remained lower than the average high over the past week, wet weather is expected in the next four days with the possibility of rain, thundershower or dust storm in the next two days,” he said adding that Friday will the wettest day of the month.
In Gulmarg and Pahalgam, two picturesque tourist attractions, the forecast suggested rain and thunderstorm over the next three to six days. Kashmir has received below normal precipitation in the last eight months with fewer spells of rain and snowfall during the core winter core period. (CNS)