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Weather Update, MET Predicts Rainfall With Thunderstorm In J&k From

Srinagar, June 22: The meteorological department has predicted generally dry weather across Jammu and Kashmir from June 23 to June 28. However, brief spells of rain and thundershowers at a few locations cannot be ruled out during this period.

According to an official from the meteorological department, a fresh spell of rain and thundershowers is expected at many places across J&K from June 29 to June 30. This comes after a relatively dry spell forecasted for the preceding days.

In the last 24 hours until 8:30 a.m., various regions in J&K experienced different amounts of rainfall. Srinagar received 1.44mm of rain, while Qazigund saw 1.8mm. Pahalgam recorded 5.6mm, Kupwara 2.1mm, Kokernag 6.8mm, and Gulmarg 6.6mm. Notably, Jammu recorded no rainfall during this period.

Other areas also reported rainfall, with Banihal receiving 0.8mm, Batote 0.3mm, and Bhaderwah 2.9mm. These measurements indicate a varied distribution of rainfall across the region.

Regarding temperatures, Srinagar recorded a low of 14.5°C, which is slightly cooler than the previous night’s 15.4°C and 1.3°C below the seasonal norm for this time of year. Qazigund had a minimum temperature of 13.2°C, also cooler than the previous night’s 14.0°C and 1.2°C below normal.

Pahalgam’s temperature was slightly above normal, recording a low of 10.6°C compared to the previous night’s 10.4°C. This was 1.0°C above the average for the famous resort area in south Kashmir.

Kokernag, in south Kashmir, recorded a minimum temperature of 12.6°C, which was 1.6°C below the norm, down from the previous night’s 15.1°C. Kupwara town experienced a low of 13.7°C, compared to the previous 12.2°C, and was 0.7°C below normal.

Gulmarg, the renowned skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, recorded a notably low temperature of 5.6°C, significantly cooler than the previous night’s 8.0°C and 4.5°C below the average for this time of year.

In the Jammu region, the winter capital recorded a low of 24.9°C, which is 1.4°C below normal. Banihal recorded 17.0°C, Batote 16.6°C, and Bhaderwah 15.2°C, indicating a slightly cooler trend across these areas as well.

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