The Meteorological Department (MeT) has forecasted widespread light to moderate rain and thunders in the plains and light snowfall over upper reaches in Jammu and Kashmir over the next 24 hours.
According to an official from the department, scattered to fairly widespread rain and thunders are expected during the subsequent two days. During the last 24 hours, some areas in Jammu and Kashmir received traces of rain, while others received up to 21.8mm of rainfall.
The minimum temperatures recorded an increase in most places in Jammu and Kashmir, settling above normal.
Srinagar, for instance, recorded a low of 7.9°C, which was 1.8°C above normal. Meanwhile, Qazigund recorded a low of 6.8°C, which was 2.1°C below normal. Pahalgam recorded a low of 3.2°C, which was 1.6°C below normal. Kokernag recorded a low of 5.3°C, which was 0.6°C above normal. Gulmarg recorded a low of 0.4°C, which was 1.2°C above normal. In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at 5.7°C, which was 1.2°C above normal.
Jammu, on the other hand, recorded a low of 15.1°C, which was 1.5°C below normal. Banihal recorded a low of 7.8°C (above normal by 1.3°C), Batote 8.6°C (above normal by 0.1°C), Katra 12.6°C (1.2°C below normal), and Bhadarwah 7.0°C (1.6°C above normal). Meanwhile, Leh and Kargil in Ladakh recorded a low of minus 1.0°C and 2.5°C, respectively.
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