Light rains expected: MeT

SRINAGAR:Overnight spells of rains were observed in many parts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday with the local weather department predicting further rains and thundershowers for the day.

“Light rains and thundershowers are likely to be expected at few places in the state,” a MeT official said.

The minimum temperarure in Srinagar was settled at 7.6 degrees celsius while as in Jammu and Leh it was 19.1 and 6.8 degrees celsius respectively.

Srinagar received a total rainfall of 7.2 mm since yesterday while Jammu received a rainfall of 1.7 mm.

Similarly, Qazigund received a total rainfall of 5mm, Pahalgam 11.6 mm, Kupwara 4 mm, Kukernag 14.8 mm and tourist resort of Gulmarg received 8.2 mm of rainfall.

In Jammu division, Banihal received 8.3 mm of rainfall, Batote 2.4 mm while as Katra and Baderwah received a rainfall of 1.2 and 3.6 mm respectively.

The relative humidity recorded in Srinagar in morning was 65 while as in Jammu it was 45.

On Friday, the maximum temperatures in Srinagar, Leh and Jammu are likely to hover around 15 and 30 degrees celsius respectively.

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