Cloudy morning in Srinagar

Srinagar: Residents of Srinagar woke up to a partly cloudy sky this morning with the weathermen predicting possibility of light rains and thundershowers during the later part of the day in Srinagar as well as other parts of the state.

“The minimum temperature was recorded at 10.2 degrees celsius in the summer capital while as the relative humidity was settled at 74 per cent, ” a MeT official said.

According to weather department, the amount of rainfall received from 5:30 pm yesterday till 8:30 am this morning in Srinagar was 3.1 mm. Qazigund received a rainfall of 5.0 mm, Pahalgam 14.4 mm, Kupwara 2.2 mm and Kukernag 11.2 mm.

Similarly, in Jammu division, Batote in district Ramban received highest amount of rainfall of 77.6 mm triggering flash floods in which three minor students were washed away. Banihal and Baderwah recorded a rainfall of 3.4 and 6.8 mm respectively.

Today, the maximum temperature in city is expected to be 23 degrees celsius in Srinagar while as in Jammu it is likely to hover around 34 degrees celsius.

Yesterday, the day temperatures Srinagar and Jammu were settled at 24.7 and 36.8 degrees celsius respectively.