Srinagar, June 25, KDC: Overnight rains brought some respite in hot and humid weather conditions as night temperature recorded a drop at most places in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said.
A meteorological department official said that Srinagar received 1.2mm of rain, Qazigund traces, Pahalgam 1.1mm, Kupwara 0.2mm, Banihal 1.4mm, Batote 8.6mm, Katra 2.2.mm and Bhaderwah 0.4mm.
Regarding the temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 19.8°C against 22.4°C on the previous night but it remained above normal by 2.5°C for the summer capital.
Pahalgam, he said, recorded a low of 13.1°C against 13.3°C on the previous night and it was 2.4°C above normal for the famous tourist resort in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
The MeT department has forecast fairly widespread light rain/thunderstorm in Kashmir and widespread moderate rain/TS over Jammu Division during next 24 hours. Widespread light to moderate monsoon rain has been forecast thereafter for subsequent two days in J&K. (KDC)