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Jammu KashmirWidespread rains predicted for next 72 hours in J&K

Widespread rains predicted for next 72 hours in J&K

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Officials said on Wednesday that rains pelted sections of the valley as minimum temperatures increased amid cloud cover.

The weatherman has predicted widespread rains in and Kashmir for the next 72 hours.

 

Quoting a meteorological department official, news agency GNS reported that Srinagar received traces of rain while it recorded a low of 10.4°C against 8.9°C on the previous night. It was 1.5°C above normal in the summer capital of J&K.

 

Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, received 2.0mm of rain during 24 hours till 0830 hours and recorded a low of 7.4°C against previous night's 4.9°C, the official said.

 

Pahalgam, the famous resort in south Kashmir, received 3.8mm of rain and recorded a low of 5.3°C against 1.4°C on the previous night, he said.

 

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, received 5.2mm of rain during the time and recorded a low of 5.8°C against previous night's 4.8°C, the official said.

 

Kupwara in north Kashmir had 0.3mm of rain and recorded a low of 7.7°C against 4.5°C on the previous night, the official said.

 

Gulmarg, the famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, received 1.6mm recorded a low of 1.4°C against minus 1.0°C on the previous night, the official said.

 

Fairly widespread light to moderate rain/thunderstorm is expected in Jammu and Kashmir for the next 72 hours, the official said.

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