The weatherman on Tuesday forecast scattered to widespread light to moderate rain and thundershowers in Jammu and Kashmir for next few days.
As per the statement by meteorological office here, there is possibility of scattered rains tomorrow while widespread rains have been predicted from April 15 to 17. On April 18, there is forecast of scattered rains and isolated showers on April 19, the statement said.
The weather office has also issued ‘yellow warning for “isolated thunder/lightning with gusty wind 30- 40-kmph” for both Jammu and Kashmir divisions from April 14 to 17. There are four types colour codes signifying the level of caution: green which means no action, yellow—situation to be watched), amber –government agencies need to be prepared for severe weather and red –action needed by the agencies.
Meanwhile, a meteorological department official told GNS that the minimum temperature settled at 8.6°C against 7.8°C on the previous night in Srinagar. The temperature in the summer capital was 1.0°C above normal for this time of the season, he said.
Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.8°C against 7.2°C on the previous night, the official said.
Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, recorded a minimum of 2.1°C against 4.0°C on the earlier night, he said.
Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.2°C against previous night’s 5.8°C, the official said.
Kupwara recorded a low of 6.5°C against 5.2°C on the previous night, the official said.
Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in the north Kashmir, record a low of minus 0.5°C against 0.2°C on the previous night, the official said.