Jammu & Kashmir Newsfeed The Lead

No Forecast For Any Heavy Rain In J&K Today: MeT

Cloudy weather-The Dispatch

SRINAGAR: Weatherman on Thursday said that there is no forecast for any heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir. However, the weatherman said occasional light rain was possible at some places today.

“No major rain occurred during night in whole J&K and Ladakh. Right now weather is generally cloudy at most places,” an official of the MeT said.

“The weather will be generally cloudy becoming partly cloudy towards afternoon. There is possibility of occasional light rain at some places. However there is no forecast of any heavy rain for today,” he said.

The meteorological department official here told that Srinagar received 4.0 mm of rain in 24 hours till 0830 hours while the summer capital of J&K recorded minimum temperature of 20.3 degrees Celsius which is 1.6 degrees Celsius above the normal for the season.

Jammu, the winter capital of J&K, received 6.6mm of rain during the time and recorded minimum of 23.8 degrees Celsius against normal of 25.2 degrees Celsius, he said.

Katra recorded downpour of 43.6mm of rain while Batote had 33.8 mm, Banihal 23.0mm and Bhaderwah 9.0mm, the official said.

Qazigund, the gate town of Kashmir, received 8.8 mm of rain and recorded minimum temperature of 18.6 degrees Celsius, he said.

Pahalgam received 22.8mm of rain while the famous tourist resort recorded a low of 15.3 degrees Celsius.

Kokernag had 6.4mm of rain even as it recorded a minimum of 17.0 degrees Celsius, the official said.

The border town Kupwara received 19.6mm of rain while it recorded minimum temperature of 18.7 degrees Celsius, he said.

World famous skiing and tourist resort Gulmarg in north Kashmir received 2.0mm of rain and was the coldest place in Valley, recording minimum of 13.5 degrees Celsius, he added. (GNS)

 

Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch

The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism


 

The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies