SRINAGAR: Intermittent rains continued unabated in Jammu and Kashmir even as weatherman forecast wet weather to continue till the weekend.
A meteorological department official here said that intermittent light to moderate rain, thunder and lightning was “very likely” expected at many places during the next 24 hours.
On June 2, he said, intermittent light to moderate rain and thunder and lightning was expected at many places. “There is the possibility of hailstorms and gusty winds at a few places.” On June 3, he said, rain and thunderstorm were expected at isolated to scattered places towards late afternoon and evening.
From June 4-10, he said, mainly dry was expected but a brief spell of showers and thunderstorms can’t be ruled out.
Overall, he said, there was no forecast of any major rainfall till June 10 and that the farmers can carry out all farm operations from June 4.
In the last 24 hours till 0830 hours today, he said, Srinagar received 10.9mm of rain, Qazigund 11.4mm, Pahalgam 11.5mm, Kupwara 10.7mm, Kokernag 10.4mm, Gulmarg 14.6mm, Jammu 7.0mm, Banihal 10.8mm, Botote 25.4mm, Katra 10.0mm and Bhaderwah 25.6mm.