SRINAGAR: The weather department has forecast widespread rain in plains and “snowfall” over higher reaches from May 24-26.
In between, a meteorological department official told that weather will be “mainly dry” and a “brief spell” of rain and thunderstorm towards the afternoon and evening remains a possibility.
“Weather is likely to be mainly clear. However, a brief spell of rain/thunderstorm at scattered places towards late afternoon/evening can’t be ruled out,” he said regarding the forecast for the next 24 hours.
From May 20-23, he said, mainly dry was expected. However, he said, a brief spell of rain/thunderstorm at places towards late afternoon and evening can’t be ruled out “although chances are less”.
From May 24-26, the official said that widespread rain and snow over higher reaches was “very likely”. He said some places may receive “heavy rain”.