Over the next three days, there may be light rain and snow in J&K. The weather man
Over the next three days, there may be light rain and snow in J&K. The weather man

On May 23, rain fell over night in Srinagar, and the meteorological service predicted further rain in Jammu and Kashmir until May 26.

An official from the meteorological department was quoted by GNS as saying that Srinagar got 6.9mm of rain in the previous 24 hours up to 8:30 a.m., Qazigund 8.2mm, Pahalgam 22.5mm, Kupwara 10.6mm, Kokernag 10.5mm, Gulmarg 21.0mm, Jammu 8.1mm, Banihal 9.2mm, Batote 14.6mm, Katra 4.8mm, and Bhaderwah 14.


He predicted that snow will fall over higher altitudes in the majority of regions, along with sporadic rain/thunderstorms. It is possible that there may be hail and severe gusty gusts in certain areas.

He predicted that the weather will be mostly overcast on May 25–26. It could rain or thunder briefly in the late afternoon or early evening.

From May 27 to 30, he said, it will be “partly to generally cloudy.”

Farmers have been told by the meteorological service to halt all agricultural activities until the weather is better.

“Commuters are advised to confirm road status from concerned traffic police prior to embarking on long journeys, especially Zojila, Srinagar-Jammu, etc.”

According to a meteorological department official, Srinagar’s temperature dropped to 13.5°C from 14.8°C the night before, which was 1.8°C warmer than usual for the summer capital.

He said that Qazigund, Kashmir’s gateway town, had a low of 12.6 °C, up from the previous night’s 10.8 °C, and 2.3 °C above average.

According to him, Pahalgam in the Anantnag district of south Kashmir recorded a low temperature of 9.2°C, down from 10.2°C the previous night and 3.0°C above average for the well-known tourist destination.

He said that the temperature in Kupwara town, which was 2.0°C above average for the north Kashmir region, settled at 12.4°C as opposed to 12.6°C the previous night.

According to the authorities, Kokernag had a low of 11.4°C, which was 1.3°C warmer than the area’s average low of 11.6°C the previous night.

In comparison to the previous night’s low of 9.0°C, Gulmarg recorded a low of 6.0°C, which was 0.8°C below average, according to him. Gulmarg is a renowned skiing destination in the Baramulla region of north Kashmir.

According to him, Jammu’s low temperature was 21.1°C as opposed to 26.4°C the night before, which was 3.3°C colder than usual for the winter capital of J&K.

Low temperatures were observed at Banihal (13.8°C, 1.8°C above normal), Batote (13.7°C, 0.8°C below normal), Katra (19.0°C, 2.0°C below normal), and Bhaderwah (13.1°C, 2.4°C above normal). Leh and Kargil in Ladakh reported low temperatures of 6.2°C and 9.0°C, respectively, he added.



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