Weather likely to remain dry; No forecast of heavy rains: Met
SRINAGAR, June 1: The state meteorological department has predicted mostly dry weather conditions in Kashmir valley ahead of his week.
The officials at Met department revealed that the weather was likely to remain dry in the state of Jammu and Kashmir though there were chances of light rain showers at some places across the state.
The officials said that there was not much increase in the day temperature in Kashmir valley while the core summer period in Kashmir had started.
They said the maximum temperature was likely to go up in coming days.
“For the past couple of days, the weather has remained dry but sort of pleasant. Though there was an increase of few notches in day temperature last week, temperature had not witnessed any abrupt upsurge yet. In coming days, the maximum temperature across Kashmir valley is likely to increase, ” a spokesperson at Met department said.
The Director Met department Sonam Lotus said though there were chances of rainfall in the month of June the rainfall was likely to be routine precipitation and not heavy
He said there was nothing to worry about the report vis-a-vis prediction of heavy rains in Kashmir during the month of June and September this year.
“As such there is no prediction of heavy rains in Kashmir in the month of June. Even if rains occur it will be normal rainfall. It is too early to predict any heavy rainfall in Kashmir till the month of September. Therefore, people should not panic at all,” Director Met department said.
Pertinently, on Wednesday Indian Meteorological Department had in a report revealed that J&K state was likely to witness heavy rainfall during the month of June till the month of September.
The Director Meteorological department said the prediction was vis-a-vis other northern parts of India however there was no such prediction for Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, the state meteorological department has predicted dry weather in Kashmir during next 24 hours. The officials said that there were chances of light rain showers.
“Weather is likely to remain dry however light rains may occur at isolated places across Kashmir valley during next 24 hours,” spokesperson at Met department said.