No respite from humid, hot weather, more trouble to follow

SRINAGAR : There was no respite from the hot and humid weather as mercury remained above normal In the Kashmir valley, where dry weather is predicted during the next 48 hours.
Though there was slight drop in the minimum temperature, it remained above normal in the valley, where  summer capital, Srinagar recorded 253 mm rainfall since June 1 which was 140 mm above normal.
A Met department spokesman weather will remain dry during the next 48 hours in the valley which will be followed by isolated rain during subsequent two days.
However, wet weather will continue in Jammu region where isolated and scattered rain could occur during the next six days.
In Ladakh region the weather will remain mainly dry during the next six days.  The minimum temperature in Srinagar has recorded more than three degree drop but was still above normal. against yesterdays 22.2 degrees, which was 19 degrees, a notch above normal.
Breeze people a sign of relief as they woke up this morning. However, the joy was shortlived as sun came out more strongly from behind the clouds as the day progressed.
The sky would be partly cloudy and the maximum and minimum temperatures would be around 32 degrees and 22 degrees respectively in the city during the next 24 hours.
Despite 2.8 mm rainfall, there was no changes in the minimum temperature at Pahalgam as it remained 16.1 degree, four notches above normal.
The world famous ski resort of Gulmarg the minimum temperature was normal after traces of rains during the night.
There were traces of rain in Leh where the minimum temperature was 17.2 degrees against yesterday’s 20.8 degrees while at Kargil it remained unchaged at 14 degree.
The sky would be partly cloudy and the maximum and minimum temperatures would be around 30 degree and 19 degree respectively during the next 24 hours. (AGENCIES)


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