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No Significant Weather Activity Expected in J&K Till

No Significant Weather Activity Expected in J&K till May 31: MeT

Srinagar, May 25 (WD): The weather department in Jammu and Kashmir has forecast no significant weather activity until the end of the month. According to the meteorological department, generally dry weather is expected across the region until May 28, although there may be isolated instances of thundershower activity.

From May 29 to May 31, the forecast suggests partly to generally cloudy weather with the potential for light rain or thunderstorms in isolated areas, particularly in the afternoons. Despite these slight variations, overall weather conditions are expected to remain largely unchanged through the end of May.

The department has also issued a heat wave warning, predicting that the hot and dry conditions in the Kashmir Division and the hilly districts of the Jammu Division will persist over the next four days. Residents are advised to avoid excessive heat exposure and to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids and water.

In terms of temperature, the night-time readings continue to stay above normal levels. Srinagar recorded a low of 13.8°C, which, although cooler than the previous night’s 15.4°C, is still 2.1°C above the average for this time of year.

Qazigund, known as the gateway town to Kashmir, reported a minimum temperature of 10.4°C, slightly above the normal by 0.1°C, down from 12.0°C the previous night. Pahalgam, a popular resort area in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 7.3°C, which is 1.1°C above normal but cooler than the previous night’s 8.5°C.

Kokernag in south Kashmir saw a minimum temperature of 11.1°C, down from 13.0°C the previous night and 1.0°C above the normal for this area. Kupwara, another key town, experienced a low of 11.3°C, down from 12.0°C the night before, and 0.9°C above the usual temperature.

In the famous skiing destination of Gulmarg, the night-time temperature was recorded at 9.0°C, a drop from 11.8°C the previous night, yet still 2.2°C above the normal for this time of year. Meanwhile, Jammu, the winter capital, recorded a low of 22.4°C, significantly cooler than the previous night’s 27.6°C, and 2.0°C below the normal temperature.

Banihal, Batote, and Bhaderwah also recorded temperatures of 13.4°C, 16.7°C, and 14.6°C respectively. Overall, while the region will experience a mix of warm and mild conditions, no significant weather changes are expected until the end of the month.

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