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J&K to witness widespread rains from 5 April for next three days

Last Updated on April 2, 2021 at 10:56 am

Widespread rains will take over Jammu and Kashmir for three days from 5 April, the weatherman predicted on Thursday.

The meteorological department said that it will be fair to expect fairly widespread rains from 4 April and they will continue for three days from Monday. Deputy Director of Meteorological Office, Dr Mukhtar Ahmad said that they are expecting a wet spell from evening of 4 April. This will continue for three days (5, 6 and 7 April).

The weatherman has forecasted that Jammu and Kashmir will have mainly dry weather with thunder at one or two places towards evening.

An official working in meteorological department said that temperature was recorded at 4.2°C while in previous night it settled at 6.6°C in Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K. He said that the temperature was even less than 2°C in Srinagar for this time of the year.

The gateway town of Kashmir Qazigund saw mercury dipped to 3.0°C against 6.5°C on the previous night. Pahalgam which attracts tourists from all around the nation for its resort in south Kashmir recorded a temperature of minus 0.1°C against 1.7°C on the earlier night.

Kokernag which is also a part of south Kashmir, witnessed a temperature of 6.4°C against previous night’s 6.7°C. The official informed that Kupwara registered a minimum temperature of 2.0°C  while the same was 4.5°C on previous night.

Gulmarg, which is world-renowned for skiing resort and located in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, witnessed a minimum temperature of minus 0.4°C against minus 1.0°C on the previous night.