Fresh rains on April 2, 3: MeT

Srinagar, March 29: Kashmir to recieve fresh spell of rains on April 2 and 3, the Meteorological Department predicted today. An official of MeT Department said that there is likelihood of light rains at isolated places in next 24 hours.

“A fresh Western Disturbance (WD) is likely to hit the region on April 1, which could result in wet weather again till April 3 in the Kashmir and Jammu regions,” MeT officials said adding that during two-days there will be fairly scattered rains across the state.

Sky would be mainly clear and the maximum and minimum temperatures would be around 17 degree and 6 degree respectively during the next 24 hours in the Srinagar city, reported the official.

They said that ski resort of Gulmarg, where upper reaches received fresh snowfall, temperature was at minus 1.5 degree, about two notches below normal.
In Srinagar, where the sun played hide and seek throughout the day, against yesterday’s 6.3 degrees, the minimum temperature in the city was 4.5 degree, 1.5 degree below normal after 1.5 mm rainfall during the past 24 hours, they added.

The minimum temperature at Qazigund, Kupwara and Kokernag also recorded one to two degree below normal.
The border town of Kargil was coldest in the region at minus 3.7 degree Celsius.

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