MeT predicts another wet spell from Monday in Jammu and Kashmir

The weatherman on Thursday forecast widespread rains in Jammu and Kashmir for three days beginning 5 April.
The meteorological department here in a statement said that fairly widespread rains were expected on 4 April while there would be widespread wide spread rains, with possibility of 76-100%, for three days from ensuing Monday.
Deputy Director Meteorological Office here, Dr Mukhtar Ahmad, said that the wet spell was expected from evening of 4 April. “The main activity is for three days, 5, 6, and 7 April ,” he said.
For next 24 hours, the weatherman has forecast “mainly dry weather over Jammu and Kashmir with thunder development at one or two places towards evening.”
Meanwhile, a meteorological department official said that the mercury settled at 4.2°C against previous night’s 6.6°C in Srinagar, the summer capital of J-K.
The temperature was below minus 2.2°C in Srinagar for this time of the year, the official said.
Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 3.0°C against 6.5°C on the previous night, he said.
Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded minimum of minus 0.1°C against 1.7°C on the earlier night, he said.
Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 6.4°C against previous night’s 6.7°C, the official said.
The minimum temperature settled at 2.0°C in Kupwara against 4.5°C on the previous night, the official said.
Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, recorded a minimum temperature of minus 0.4°C against minus 1.0°C on the previous night and received 0.2mm of rain in last 24 hours till 0830 hours today.
The temperature was above 1.2°C normal for the place during this time of the year, the official added.

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