Rainy Summers ahead in Jammu and Kashmir


State Meteorological department has predicted more rainfall in the valley June 29 onwards. As per MET officials, light to moderate rainfall might occur in the valley during the next week. The Department revealed that the impact of the western disturbances is still over the state and that could result in more rainfall in the region.

A MET department spokesperson said that the valley witnessed a rather dry weather for past couple of days but there are likely to be some changes in the weather conditions from tomorrow. The Department has predicted rainfall from tomorrow which may prolong for a week.

According to MET department Srinagar received 50.1 millimeters of rain on June 25. South Kashmir witnessed highest rainfall which resulted in flash floods. Around 113.8 millimeters of rain was recorded in Qazigund area. The maximum temperature witnessed a slight increase in last couple of days but more precipitation is expected during next week. According to spokesperson at MET department Srinagar recorded a maximum temperature of 28.9 degrees Celsius on June 27.

To mention, valley has received record rainfall this since past few decades. The experts are of the opinion that cold summers were the result of changing climatic conditions


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