While light rains lashed parts of Kashmir Valley, most parts of Jammu division recorded downpour in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.
The weatherman has forecast more light to moderate showers in J-K in next 24 hours even as he said “no major rain” was expected in J-K in the next five days.
A meteorological department official said that very heavy rain occurred since early morning with Jammu receiving 198mm followed by Reasi (152mm), Samba (105mm), Katra (77.8mm), kathua (8.2mm), Bhaderwah (1.7mm), Banihal (0.8) while Srinagar received 1.0mm, Qazigund 0.4mm while Kokernag had traces.
He said sharp rise in water levels in rivers of Jammu was expected and that there may be flash flood, mudslide and shooting stones on Ramban-Banihal axis.
Regarding minimum temperature, he said, there was an increase in mercury across J-K except Jammu district.
Srinagar, he said, recorded a low of 22.4°C against 19.7°C on the previous night. The temperature was 4.1°C above normal during this time of the year for the summer capital.