Srinagar: Amid fresh rains and below normal temperature at most places Meteorological department predicts a brief spell of light to moderate rain likely in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Currently it is raining at some places while weather generally is cloudy at most places of Kashmir and Partly Cloudy in Jammu region amid forecast of a brief spell of light to moderate rain likely at scattered places towards late afternoon or evening, the MeT office said.
It said the weather will remain fair to partly cloudy with brief spells of Rain or thunderstorm can’t be ruled out towards late afternoon or evening during May 4-6 in Jammu and Kashmir. There could be rains at many places from May 7-8 also.
MeT office has also advised tourists to keep warm clothes ready as the weather is very likely going to be cold till May 8 while the farmers has been asked to avoid spraying of apple trees and harvesting of crops in Jammu region on May 3, 6 and May 8 as there are chances of rain is high in the region.
Currently intermittent light to moderate rains at many places of Kashmir valley including Srinagar and cloudy with light rain at isolated places of Jammu region.
Srinagar recorded a low of 10.4 degree Celsius against 10.6 degree Celsius on the previous night and it was 0.7 degree Celsius above normal for the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The maximum temperature was 0.5 degree Celsius below normal of 22.3 degree Celsius on Wednesday.
Qazigund recorded a low of 8.8 degree Celsius against 9.0 degree Celsius a day ago and it was 0.3 degree Celsius above normal for the gateway of Kashmir.
Pahalgam recorded a low of 5.2 degree Celsius against 6.5 degree Celsius on the previous night and it was 0.3 degree Celsius above normal for the famous tourist hot spot in south Kashmir.
Kokernag recorded a low of 7.4 degree Celsius against 8.3 degree Celsius on the previous night and it was 1.0 degree Celsius below normal for the picnic spot of south Kashmir.
Gulmarg recorded a low of 3.5 degree Celsius against 3.9 degree Celsius a day ago and it was 0.8 degree Celsius below normal for the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Kupwara recorded a low of 8.7 degree Celsius against 8.1 degree Celsius on the previous night and it was 0.3 degree Celsius above normal for the frontier district of north Kashmir, the MeT office said.