Srinagar: Weatherman has forecast scattered to isolated light rain and thunderstorm over Jammu and Kashmir divisions.
Also light rain with thunder and lightning accompanined with gusty winds and hailstorm occurred over many places of Kashmir including Handwara, Baramula, Gulmarg, Central Kashmir, Sonamarg and Ganderbal area, Shopian and parts of South Kashmir and at a few places of Jammu Division.
A meteorological department official here said that Srinagar recorded a low of 16.3°C against 13.3°C on the previous night. The temperature, he said, was above normal by 2.0°C during this time of the year for the summer capital.
Qazigund recorded a low of 14.2°C against 12.2°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.3°C above normal for the gateway town of Kashmir, he said.
Pahalgam recorded a minimum of 10.6°C against 10.5°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.4°C above normal for the famous resort in south Kashmir during this time of the season, he said.
Kokernag recorded a low of 14.6°C against 11.5°C on the previous night. It was 2.5°C above normal for the place in south Kashmir during this time of the season, the official said.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 7.5°C against 4.5°C on the previous night, the official said. While 8.8°C is normal for the world famous skiing resort during this time of the season, the official said that the temperature was 1.3°C below normal for the famous place in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 11.3°C against 11.7°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.3°C below normal for the district, the official said.
Jammu recorded a low of 29.1°C against 28.5°C on the previous night, the official said. The temperature was 2.4°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 16.6°C, Batote recorded a low of 18.5°C while Bhadarwah had a minimum of 14.4°C, the official said. “Isolated light rain/ths over light rain/ths over Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours,” said the official regarding forecast for next 24 hours. (GNS)