More Light To Moderate Rains Forecast In J&K Till June 2

Srinagar: Weatherman on Tuesday forecast light to moderate rain, thunder and lightning in Jammu and Kashmir till June 2 and advised farmers to suspend all operations during the time.

A meteorological department official said that light to moderate rain, thunder/lightning was expected at many places during the next 24 hours. “Hailstorm can’t be ruled out at isolated places.”

From May 31-June 2, he forecast, widespread intermittent light to moderate rain, thunder and lightning with possibility of hailstorm with gusty winds at few places.

Mainly dry has been forecast thereafter between June 3-8 but “rain/thunderstorm at isolated places can’t be ruled out.” However he said there was no forecast for any major rainfall.

He urged farmers to suspend all farm operations till June 2nd.

“Rain/snow may lead to temporary disruption of traffic over vulnerable places. All concerned are advised to remain cautious/alert,” he said.

Regarding temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 11.8°C against 12.0°C on the previous night and it was below normal by 0.2°C for the summer capital.

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