J-K weather update: Rain, Snow predicted in next 48 hours

Srinagar: The Srinagar Meteorological department in its weather outlook for the next 48 hours predicted rainfall at scattered places in the region of Jammu and Kashmir.

“We are expecting occassional rains with thunderstorms for the next two days in most of the places while as the upper reaches may receive snowfall,” Director MeT Sonum Lotus told Kashmir Reader.

The director, however, said there will be no heavy rainfall at any place during these days.

With the dip in temperatures, Srinagar recorded a maximum temperature of 14.8 degrees celsius which is below 2 degrees against yesterday’s 16.7 degrees celsius. Jammu recorded a maximum temperature of 26.2 and a minimum of 17.8 degrees celsius while as Ladakh recorded 14.7 and 3.0 of maximum and minimum temperatures respectively.

The total rainfall so far recorded in Srinagar since yesterday was 1.4 mm while as the relative humidity recorded in the evening was 94%.

The total rainfall recorded in other districts including Jammu was 0.6 mm, Batote-2.4mm, Pahalgam-1.0 mm, Kukernag-1.5mm, Kupwara-1.7mm.

Meanwhile, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was open on Saturday for one way traffic.

As per the Traffic Control officials, vehicles were allowed to ply from Srinagar towards Jammu on Saturday.

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