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MeT Predicts ‘Good Monsoon Shower’ From July 28-30 in J&K

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SRINAGAR: Weatherman on Tuesday forecast “good monsoon shower” in J&K especially in morning hours with heavy downpour in Jammu region from July 28-30th.

“Today, the weather will be mainly hot and humid. The brief spell of light rain is likely towards late afternoon/evening at some places of Jammu and Kashmir,” Director Meteorological Department Sonam Lotus said.

“Expect a good monsoon shower, especially in morning hours from July 28-30th with heavy downpour in Jammu region,” he said, adding, “We expect a significant rise in water levels in all rivers especially of Jammu region.”

Meanwhile, a meteorological department official told that Srinagar recorded the minimum temperature of 24.6 degrees Celsius against 18.7 degrees Celsius normal for this time of the year. Jammu recorded 4.6mm of rain during the last 24 hours till 8:30 a.m., even as the winter capital of J&K recorded a low of 26.4 degrees Celsius against the normal of 25.2 degrees Celsius for this time of the year.

He said Pahalgam recorded 19.3 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg, the world-famous skiing resort in north Kashmir was the coldest place in J&K as it recorded a low temperature of 17.0 degrees Celsius against 12.4 degrees Celsius normal for the area during this time of the season, he said.

Qazigund, the gate town of Kashmir, recorded a minimum of 22.6 degrees Celsius while Kokernag had a low of 21.1 degrees Celsius, he said. Kupwara town recorded a low of 22.2 9 degrees Celsius, the official added. (GNS)

 

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