Srinagar: The weatherman on Wednesday predicted light to moderate rainfall in Jammu and occasional showers in Kashmir Valley.
A meteorological department official more rainfall is predicted for the next five days in both divisions of J&K.
He said that there is a possibility of light to moderate rain in the plains of Jammu region during the next 2-3 hours and occasional light rain at scattered places of Kashmir during the next 12 hours.
Regarding the coming five days, he predicted scattered to fairly widespread rain in plains of Jammu mainly during morning hours, and with a 70% chance of scattered light to moderate rainfall in Kashmir from 8 to 9 July.
He said Srinagar received 0.4 mm in the last 24 hours up to 8:30 a.m. while Qazigund had 1.6 mm, Pahalgam 23.2 mm, Kupwara 0.9 mm, Kokernag 15.6 mm, Gulmarg 0.6 mm, Jammu 0.0 mm, Banihal 1.2 mm, Batote 1.2mm, Katra 22.2mm and Bhaderwah 23.1 mm.
However, the night temperature across the region has continued to hover above normal.
He said Srinagar recorded a low of 21.3°C against 20.8°C on the previous night. However, he said, the temperature was around 3.6°C above normal during this time of the year for the summer capital.
Qazigund recorded a low of 19.4°C against 20.7°C on the previous night. The temperature was 3.3°C above normal for the gateway town of Kashmir, he said.
In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 15.1°C against 15.6°C previously and was 3.3°C above normal for the south Kashmir resort, while Kokernag recorded a low of 17.5°C which was against 19.5°C last night and it was 1.8°C above normal for the place, he said.
World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 12.4°C against 13.0°C and it was 0.6°C above normal, while Kupwara town saw a low of 19.0°C which was 2.9°C more than usual for this time of the season, the official said.
Jammu recorded a low of 28.6°C, which is 2.9°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said.
In Chenab valley, Banihal recorded a low of 19.4°C, Batote 20.6°C, Katra 23.7°C while Bhadarwah had a minimum of 20.6°C, the official said.