MeT predicts hot, humid weather in J&K
MeT predicts hot, humid weather in J&K

The lowest temperature in Jammu and Kashmir rose on Monday, despite the prediction for hot and humid weather, authorities said.

According to a meteorological department official, the weather would be “mainly clear, hot, and humid” until July 4, with a “brief spell of showers possible in some areas towards late afternoon and evening.”


From the evening of July 5 to the morning of July 7, he predicted sporadic mild to moderate rain in various parts of Jammu & Kashmir.

According to him, the lowest temperature today in Srinagar was 19.0°C, up from 18.3°C the night before, and was 1.9°C above usual for the summer capital.

Qazigund, he claimed, had a low of 17.0°C, up from 16.4°C the night before, and was 1.5°C above typical for the Kashmir Valley’s gateway town.

Pahalgam, he claimed, had a low of 11.5°C, up from 10.2°C the night before, and was 0.7°C above average for the popular tourist destination in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

According to him, the mercury settled at 16.7°C in Kupwara town, compared to 15.5°C the previous night, and it was 1.2°C above usual for the north Kashmir region.

According to authorities, Kokernag had a low of 16.7°C, compared to 16.1°C the previous night, and it was 1.8°C above usual for the area.

Gulmarg recorded a low of 13.4°C, up from 11.2°C the night before, and was 2.5°C warmer than typical for the world-famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, he added.

He claimed Jammu recorded a low of 28.1°C, compared to 26.8°C the previous night, and that it was 2.5°C above usual for J-K’s winter capital.

Banihal had a low of 19.1°C (2.8°C above normal), Batote had a low of 20.2°C (2.7°C above normal), Katra had a low of 24.2°C (2.2°C above normal), and Bhaderwah had a low of 19.5° (3.5°C over normal). Leh and Kargil in Ladakh reported lows of 9.8°C and 13.3°C, respectively, according to the official.



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