Srinagar, May 18: Kashmir Valley and parts of Jammu region received rainfall even as the weather department here predicted more rains and thunderstorms at scattered places during the next 24 hours.
A meteorological department official said that there was also a possibility of hailstorm and gusty winds at a few places towards late afternoon and evening during the time.
From May 19-23, he said, the weather is expected to be partly cloudy with light rain at a few places towards late afternoon and evening. “There is no forecast of any major rainfall during next one week,” he said.
As regards the temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 13.7°C against 11.5°C on the previous night and it was 2.3°C above normal for the summer capital.
Qazigund, he said, recorded a low of 11.0°C against 10.0°C on the previous night and it was above normal by 0.8°C for the gateway town of Kashmir.
Pahalgam, he said, recorded a low of 7.4°C against 4.9°C on the previous night and it was 1.5°C above normal for the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 4.6°C against 6.2°C on previous night and it was below normal by 2.2°C for the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, he said.
Jammu recorded a low of 24.0°C against 22.6°C on the previous night and it was 0.1°C below normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.
Banihal recorded a low of 13.1°C (below normal by 1.4°C), Batote 14.7°C (0.6°C above normal), Katra 19.6°C (1.3°C below normal) and Bhaderwah 12.2°C (below normal by 1.8°C). Ladakh’s Leh and Kargil recorded a low of 4.4°C and 7.0°C respectively, he said.