MeT Predicts Wet Weather From Next Week

SRINAGAR: The meteorological department has predicted another spell of rain and snow from next week.

Sonam Lotus, Director of Meteorological Department, said, “Weather is expected to remain dry till late afternoon/evening of April 4th with chances of light rain/snow over isolated places of Kashmir division on April 2.”

“A fresh western disturbance may most likely affect J&K and adjoining areas from April 4th night with its peak intensity during April 6th evening to April 7th morning and gradual decrease thereafter,” he said.

Srinagar, the summer capital of the state recorded a low of 4.8 while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of 4.7 degrees Celsius.

The famous ski-resort Gulmarg in north Kashmir was the coldest place in the region where the minimum temperature was minus 2.6 degrees Celsius.

The temperature in Pahalgam the famous health resort which also serves as one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra was 0.7 degrees Celsius.

Kokernag town recorded a low of 4.3 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of 0.5 degrees Celsius last night.

Jammu city recorded 12.8 degrees Celsius, Katra town 13.6, Batote 8.1, Banihal 6.2, and Bhaderwah 5.9 as the minimum temperatures.

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