MeT Predicts Wet Weather In JK

SRINAGAR: The Meteorological Department (MeT) on Sunday said that the weather remained dry and partially cloudy in J&K on Sunday but rain and snow is expected in the evening.

According to J&K Director of MeT, Sonam Lotus, a short spell of rain/snow is likely in J&K and Ladakh from today evening onwards with peak intensity between April 6 to 7.

He added that the night’s lowest temperature in Srinagar was 7.2 degree Celsius while the mercury in Qazigund in south Kashmir settled at a low of 4.2 degrees Celsius.

Gulmarg, the famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, recorded a low of 0.5 degrees Celsius.

The night temperature in Pahalgam – the famous health resort which also serves as one of the base camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra – settled at a low of 1.0 degrees.

Kokernag town recorded a low of 4.0 degrees Celsius while Kupwara town in north Kashmir registered a low of 2.5 degrees Celsius last night.

Jammu city recorded a minimum temperature of  15.9 degrees Celsius, Katra town 15.4, Batote 10.2, Banihal 7.2 and Bhaderwah 5.8 degrees as the minimum temperatures.

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